Money for Nothing? A Central Banker’s Take on Cryptoassets

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Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses cryptoassets and the key questions they pose for central banks, including their possible impact on monetary policy regimes and whether central banks should issue their own digital currencies.  She presented these slides while delivering a guest lecture at Princeton University on October 4, 2018. A Discussion Paper will be forthcoming on the Bank of Canada’s website.