Edona Reshidi is a Senior Economist in the Banking and Payments Department (BAP) - CBDC and FinTech Policy & Research. She is a microeconomist with research interests in payment platforms, vertical and search markets. Edona obtained her PhD in Economics from University of Vienna.
Staff discussion papers
We discuss the competition and innovation arguments for issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). A CBDC could be an effective competition policy tool for payments. A CBDC could also support the vibrancy of the digital economy. It could help solve market failures and foster competition and innovation in new digital payments markets.