Digital Currency Center
Welcome to the Digital Currency Center, a new initiative launched by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania. This new center explores the scope of our ongoing research on digital currency and opens the door to the many opportunities for economists, policymakers, and the public to examine the emerging and evolving area of digital currency.
The Digital Currency Center builds on the Philadelphia Fed’s expertise as a thought leader. This designated hub will not only educate other researchers about our cutting-edge work on digital currency, but it will also pave the way for more cooperation and collaboration between our researchers and others in academia and government. This one-stop shop provides insights into digital currency’s effect on the broader economy, profiles of our key experts, and a collection of featured resources, including information about our research as well as our annual Digital Currency conferences and links to the papers and slide presentations from those events. The hub will be updated regularly with the latest research, news, trends, and information on the digital currency landscape.
Should Central Banks Issue Digital Currency?
Central Bank Digital Currency: Is It a Good Idea?
The Philadelphia Digital Currencies Conference series brings together academics and policymakers to present and discuss recent works on the economics of digital currencies and their policy implications.
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This presentation, originally delivered to the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, focuses on the design of blockchain-based record-keeping systems — one of a broad range of topics related to digital currency that we will explore.
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