Central Bank Digital Currencies, Fintech, and Policy

Date & Time Mar 23 2023 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building
Bowl A71
William C. Dudley, Group of Thirty and the Council on Foreign Relations
Carolyn Wilkins, Financial Policy Committee at the Bank of England; Senior Research Scholar, Princeton University
Charles Schorin *88, Taconic Adivsory Services
Audience Open to the Public, Registration Required

What are central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and will they revolutionize financial services? From the Nigerian eNaira to the Digital Rupee launched by the Reserve Bank of India, more than half the world's central banks are considering offering some form of digital currencies in the near future. What are the implications for monetary policy, financial services, and global capital flows? Join us for a panel discussion with three leading experts on money, CBDCs, and fintech.

Registration is required for in-person attendance for Princeton University ID holders and invited guests. Livestream is open to the public.


Bill Dudley, Chip Schorin, and Carolyn Wilkins

William C. Dudley served as the inaugural senior research scholar at Princeton's Griswold Center from 2019-2021 and is now a senior advisor. Dudley is a member of the Group of Thirty and the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 2009-2018 and as vice-chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).

Carolyn A. Wilkins is an external member of the Financial Policy Committee at the Bank of England (2021-2024). Wilkins also serves on the Board of Directors at Intact Financial Corporation, a company that provides property and casualty insurance in Canada and specialty insurance in North America. Previously, Wilkins had a twenty-year career at the Bank of Canada (2000-2020). She served as its senior deputy governor from 2014 to 2020.

(Moderator) Charles (Chip) Schorin *88 has extensive experience in the mortgage securitization and specialty finance arena, involving trading, analytics, econometric modeling and private equity. Chip served as managing director and global head of securitization research at Morgan Stanley and was the founder of the mortgage trading business at Elliott Management Corporation.