Tag Archives: central banks

Returning to Currencies with Hard Anchors

Why did the gold standard ultimately fail? What system would overcome those weaknesses? See my: Adam Smith Institute Blog 

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Central Banking award

The Central Banking Journal annually awards central bankers (best governor, best central bank, and providers of services to central banks) for their performance.  This year’s ceremony was held in London on March 13 and I was awarded Outstanding Contribution for … Continue reading

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Free Banking in the Digital Age?

By Warren Coats[1] Introduction A number of central banks are considering issuing digital currency either in place of the paper currency they now issue or in parallel with it.  The advantages of central bank digital currency (CBDC) over paper currency … Continue reading

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The Future of Money

I solicited 12 articles on very diverse aspects of the future of money for the current issue of the Cayman Financial Review (I am a member of the Editorial Board).  http://www.compasscayman.com/cfr/ I wrote two of the articles myself and I … Continue reading

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