Modern Money, Payment Systems, and Digital Rights

Saturday September 23, 2017

Overview

This panel explores the legal and technological dimensions of contemporary payments systems, including the relationship between monetary law and federal budget policy, the role of safe assets in financial market design, and the implications of digital payments technology for macroeconomic regulation and the preservation of individual freedom.

Participants

Speakers:

Rohan Grey

Doctoral Fellow
Cornell Law School

Rohan Grey is the founder and president of the Modern Money Network, and a J.S.D. candidate at Cornell Law School, where his research focuses on the law of money in the internet society.

Daniela Gabor

Associate Professor of Econmics
University of the West of England-Bristol

Daniela Gabor is an Associate Professor in Economics at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She holds a PhD in banking and finance from the University of Stirling (2009). Since then, she has published on central banking in crisis, on the governance of global banks and the IMF, and on shadow banking and repo markets.

Brett Scott

Finance Innovation Lab
Moderator: 

Amar Reganti

Strategist
Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC

Amar Reganti is currently a member of the Asset Allocation team at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (“GMO”), a Boston-based asset management firm.