May 24, 2021
George Selgin is the director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives and is a returning guest to the podcast. He rejoins Macro Musings to talk about the Fed’s recent calls for comments on opening up Fed accounts to fintechs and other non-bank financial firms. George and David also discuss monetary plumbing issues, the state of fiscal QE, and more.
Transcript for the episode can be found here.
George’s Twitter: @GeorgeSelgin
George’s Cato Institute profile: https://www.cato.org/people/george-selgin
*Keeping Fintech’s Promise: A Modest Proposal* by George Selgin
*Central Bank Digital Currency as a Potential Source of Financial Instability* by George Selgin
*Federal Reserve Board Invites Public Comment on Proposed Guidelines to Evaluate Requests for Accounts and Payment Services at Federal Reserve Banks* by the Fed
*Aaron Klein on Real-time Payments and Financial Regulation*
David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth