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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Feb 11, 2019

Rohan Grey is a legal scholar and the research director of the Digital Fiat Currency Institute. He joins the show today to make the case for digital legal tender. David and Rohan also discuss privacy issues related to digital currency, getting the public onboard with a digital currency proposal, modern monetary theory, and how it is different than mainstream economics.


Transcript for the episode:


 Rohan’s Twitter: @rohangrey

Rohan’s Cornell profile:


Related Links:


*Central Bank Digital Currency and the Future of Monetary Policy* by Michael Bordo and Andrew Levin


*Winds of Change: The Case for New Digital Currency* by Christine Lagarde


*The Case for Digital Legal Tender: The Macroeconomic Policy Implications of Digital Fiat Currency* by Rohan Grey and Jonathan Dharmapalan


*Banking in a Digital Fiat Currency Regime* by Rohan Grey


*Mobile Finance in Developing Countries: Macroeconomic Implications and Potential* by Rohan Grey


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