Disintermediation caused by CBDC can be prevented – research

Digital currencies

Central banks have the tools necessary to mitigate bank disintermediation caused by the issuance of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), according to new research.

In their paper, academics Jonas Gross and Jonathan Schiller develop a model to monitor how both an interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing CBDC would change the structure of the banking sector.

“CBDCs do not negatively impact the stability of the financial sector, even though it crowds out deposits,” the authors say.

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