Archive for February 27th, 2018

Why central banks must consider anonymity as a condition for their digital cash operations..

February 27, 2018

JP Koning has a post on the topic.

Central banks are pushing for digital cash as it limits the anonymity function which current physical cash enjoys. However, most people pay by cash largely as it keeps their identity anonymous from the state. Thus, for digicash to become popular, anonymity is important:

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Money and monetary stability in Europe, 1300-1914

February 27, 2018

K. Kıvanç Karaman, Sevket Pamuk and Seçil Yıldırım-Karaman write on the monetary stability  in Europe over 6 centuries since 1300:

 

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