CBDC projects gradually take shape


June 28, 2023, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Katie Fortune (Bank of England) and Signe Krogstrup (Danish National Bank)

Event Summary

The debate about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) is gradually evolving from a high level of abstraction to more specific consideration of concrete projects. The Bank of England has made a significant contribution in the form of a consultation paper published in February 2023. This episode of Financial Statements starts from that basis to discuss the broader policy questions raised by CBDCs.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements are:


Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


Katie Fortune
Senior Manager, Central Bank Digital Currency Unit, Bank of England

Signe Krogstrup
Governor, Danish National Bank



About This Series

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.