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Hoe gaat CBDC er in de praktijk uitzien? (Dutch)

In deze special lopen wij de gevolgen van CBDC langs en vertalen die in ontwerpvereisten. Wat naar voren komt is een indirect model. Daarin wordt CBDC uitgegeven door de centrale bank, maar mensen kunnen hun CBDC rekeningen alleen bereiken via private poortwachters. Op deze manier behoeft CBDC geen ingrijpende verandering van de positie van de centrale bank.

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The Future of Bitcoin

This special answers some questions around the Bitcoin. Bitcoin will probably not be very successful as a means of payment. It is too unstable, too slow and too opaque. However, the Bitcoin could survive in the long run as a high risk asset class.

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EU recovery fund: What will be the impact?

The European Commission presented a recovery fund for the EU. Although there a quite some hurdles to be taken, a compromise does not look out of reach. The pooling of liabilities is further completes the European capital market.

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Modern Monetary Theory (Dutch)

Modern Monetary Theory stelt dat overheden hun uitgaven onbeperkt monetair kunnen financieren. Dit klopt niet. Hoewel het goed is dat MMT meer aandacht besteedt aan begrotingsbeleid en de financiering ervan, schiet MMT als theorie tekort.

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Should the ECB consider issuing its own securities?

The ECB could use Central Bank Securities to mop up liquidity. The use of this instrument may bring the additional advantage of the creation of a EMU-wide ‘safe asset’. This may bring advantages for the stability of the Eurozone.