FinTech Lecture Serieshttps://weatherhead.case.edu/events/2022/11/11/fintech-lecture-series
Friday, November 11, 2022 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PMEastern Standard Time
Title: Making cryptocurrencies into money
Summary: The creator of Bitcoin envisaged it as a “peer to peer electronic cash system”. But today cryptocurrencies are still little used as a means of payment. Instead, usage of cryptocurrency is overwhelmingly for speculative purposes. I will discuss whether there is a future for cryptocurrency as money, whether that is in the form of tradable currencies, stablecoins, or central bank digital currency.
Speaker Bio: Peter Zimmerman is a research economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His research interests are in financial market infrastructure and banking. Recently, he has focused on fintech and issues around cryptocurrencies as payments instruments.
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Brock C. Schroeder, Ph.D., M.B.A. (He, Him, His)
Senior Director of Recruitment & Enrollment, Weatherhead School of Management
||Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 from noon to 1 p.m.
||Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 02
11119 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235
||Speaker(s): Peter Zimmerman
||Sponsored by: WSOM Graduate Admissions
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