Haldane: central banks could ‘gamify’ communications

The game Monopoly could be the next tool in central bank’s communication toolbox, Haldane says

BoE's Haldane: a game like Monopoly could help improve public understanding of policy

The chief economist of the Bank of England (BoE) has said it is time for central banks to rethink their communication strategies, suggesting benefits could be garnered from multi-player games.

Speaking at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on April 1, Andy Haldane said there was a need for central banks’ engagement strategies to be “widened and deepened” further in order to rebuild trust, which had been lost since the financial crisis.

“These days, building trust and improving

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