Best of 2020 podcasts and videos
It has been a big year for OMFIF with 104 podcasts 101 videos published and 250 virtual and physical events. See below the top 5 most popular podcasts and videos.
In January, OMFIF will be launching an On Demand service to allow their followers to listen and watch their podcasts and videos of past public meetings in one place.
Top podcast: In conversation with Michael Pettis: China’s economy and outlook
Michael Pettis, professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, joins Mark Sobel, US chairman of OMFIF, to discuss China’s macroeconomic outlook and the health of its financial system. They cover the future US-China relationship under President Joe Biden, the lasting impact of Donald Trump’s trade policies, and Chinese monetary and currency policy.
Top video: Central bank digital currencies and blockchain: Exploring new technology solutions
This discussion addresses how blockchain could benefit central bank digital currencies. It explores distributed ledger technology design choices, the use of smart contracts or ‘programmable money’ to enable interoperability across blockchain networks within and across borders, as well as how DLT can interact with existing technologies or vendors.