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Venue

BAFFI CAREFIN Centre, Bocconi University
via Roentgen 1, Milan, Italy

With friendly support of INTESA SANPAOLO

Format

Milan

Date

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018

In cooperation with

Which are the effects in combining ideas from psychology and monetary economics? The aim of the workshop is to discuss how the new insights from behavioural economics can shape the demand and the supply of currency, considering both inside and outside money and including the recent debate on e-coin (central bank digital currencies) on the one side, and on bit-coin (private crypto currencies) on the other side.

Programme

Program

Time
Thursday, 7 June 2018
08:15
Registration
08:45
Opening and Welcome
Donato Masciandaro, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Director, Bocconi University and SUERF
09:00
Opening Keynote Addresses

Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Central Banker Perspective

Jorge Ponce, Central Bank of Uruguay

21st century cash: Central banking, technological innovation and digital currencies

Fabio Panetta, Deputy Governor, Bank of Italy
10:30
Coffee break
10:45
Session I
Chair: Ernest Gnan, Head, Economic Analysis Division, Oesterreichische Nationalbank and SUERF Secretary General

Digital Money

Martin Summer, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Central Bank Digital Currencies and the Future of Money

Andrew T. Levin, Dartmouth College

Do We Like Central Bank Digital Currency? Portfolio Demand and Experimental Economics

Alessandra Cillo and Donato Masciandaro, Bocconi University

Central Bank Digital Currencies: Assessing Implementation Possibilities and Impacts

Santiago Fernandez de Lis, BBVA Research
12:15
Coffee break
12:30
Session I - continued

Central Bank Digital Currency: Why and How

Ben Fung, Bank of Canada

Cash and Digital Money

Ruth Judson, Federal Reserve System
13:30
Lunch
14:00
Session II
Chair: Donato Masciandaro, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre Director, Bocconi University and SUERF

Central Bank Cryptocurrencies

Morten Bech, Bank for International Settlements

E-Krona: Motivations, Drivers and Obstacles

Bjorn Segendorf, Swedish Central Bank

Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Macroeconomic Perspective

Dirk Niepelt, University of Bern and CEPR
15:15
Coffee break
15:30
Discussions
16:45
End of conference