The world is rapidly going digital, and different forms of digital money are competing for adoption. Eswar Prasad is a prestigious professor and prolific author known for his thoughtful considerations on the future of money. As an economist, Eswar hopes for a competitive future in which money is more accessible, transferable, stable, private, and digital.

Eswar Prasad
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The Future Of Money book

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00:00 Intro
00:52 The digital revolution is here
05:32 Criminals enjoy the USD
08:21 Is money already digital?
10:31 Bitcoin’s role in a digital landscape
16:40 How long can our broken system last?
19:34: Arculus Ad
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21:15 Is there systemic risk in crypto?
27:19 Will regulation be reasonable?
31:38 Can Bitcoin be a global reserve currency?
35:15 El Salvador’s Bitcoin decision
38:17 What is the best money?

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32 Responses

  1. boyacaxa says:

    is this 2017?? same bullshit ideas from a fiat money mind

  2. Raw-Bot says:

    Nothing new! This guy is a sell out…He's probably being fed fiat to keep him off the dole. What a shame the academic world is. This guy has said nothing new!!! Absolutely nothing new…Must be living in a silly suburb somewhere borrowing books from the local library and taking money from the government. What a flippin loser

  3. 8 Bit Paul says:

    terrific audio editing with all those video cuts, I'm kinda in awe.

  4. Pale Blue Dot Adventures says:

    This guy is just a little off….

  5. E J says:

    o no, he said blockchain not bitcoin
    rekt ngmi

  6. blink _nDoesDeFi says:

    Good to see other points of view, but I know more about crypto than this guys does. He knows about antiquated and broken monetary policy.

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  9. Benjamin Daniel says:

    reading about people grabbing multi-figures monthly as incomes in investments even in this crazy days in the market, any pointers on how to make substantial progress in earning? would be appreciated

  10. Demarcus Aniyah says:

    < I see BTC at $75K by end of this year but Will always let anyone know to forget predictions and start making good profit now because future valuations are all speculations and guesses.The market is very unstable and you can't tell if it's going bearish or bullish.While myself and others are tradn without fear of making a loss others are being patient for the price to skyrocket. It all depends on the pattern you follow.I was able to make 9 bTC in just September from implementin tradess with tips and info from Mr James Robeson>

  11. Megans Kings says:

    NICE VIDEO !! Very engaging from the beginning to the END. Nevertheless business and investment are the best way to make money irrespective of which party make it to the oval office

  12. Jackson Caleb says:

    I came here to learn how to invest after listening to a guy on radio talk about the importance of investing and how he made $460,000 in 4 months from $160k, somehow this video has helped shed light on some things, but I'm still confused, I'm a newbie and I'm open to ideas.

  13. Evans Fanily says:

    Smart man.

  14. The woof of all streets says:

    Lets go Solana lets go….woof woof.

  15. Aminu Ado says:

    <Awesome post I must say . Crypto is moving with little sign of stopping throughout the past few days and weeks , with movements reaching a clear impasse , the aggregated cryptocurrency market has been following in Btcoin's lead and is struggling to garner any decisive momentum . One analyst is now noting that BTC has been holding above a key macro level throughout the past few months.I appreciate the honesty / the most you tubers this days is only up to the Moon / funny part is that nobody is talking or taking in consideration of what's happening around us !!!!! / stock market , delta variant , inflation and so on ; let alone of how bitcoin perform before in the same situation in the past. What's best to do now is to trade with pro treder Daniel as to stack up more even in this period.

  16. J C says:

    This guy is a MMT guy.

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  18. Josh Nalder says:

    I am getting tired of people making the claim Crypto gets used for crime when the FED chair himself and the speaker of the house are insider trading. Literally the top people in the USA that are in charge of the USD are committing fraud

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  20. Mr Anderson says:

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    When it comes to the world of investing, most people don't know where to start. Fortunately, great investors of the past and present can provide us with guidance.

  22. CryptoArcade says:

    Bitcoin: Between Dollars and Art

  23. Helen Chung says:

    <The year 2021 has been like a rollercoaster so far. The markets started off with a bang, with Redditors gathering and shaking up Wall Street by trading Gamestop stocks. Then, Bitcoin started spinning the charts up and down, Ethereum surprised pretty much everyone with its price hikes, altcoins started booming like never before (just think about DOGE), new market actors even rushed in to join the race. After all this, if you are still on the fence about getting in because you are worried that it’s too late to get started then you have to trade with the guidance of a professional<In three weeks of trading I have been able to make 9 btc using signals from Ross Chang. He can easily be reached on Telegram as [ Rosschang1]

  24. Nguyen Nicolas says:

    Please someone should recommend a trust worthy expert that will trade on my behalf and generate profit am tired of blowing off my account doing it on my own.

  25. Dame Enterprises says:

    Those that are clueless teach in universities

  26. Sam W says:

    This guy had spent a little to much time at the IMF…as he thinks El Salvadors experiment won't end well.

  27. Vyggor Tz says:

    Am I missing something ? Bitcoin as “private” currency ?? The definition of decentralisation labelled by the professor as “private” ? …

  28. Ken Allensworth says:

    We need more balanced conversations like this infused into the crypto narrative, there's always 2 sides to a conversation, truth is usually somewhere in the middle! Thank you for this Scott, this conversation gave more validity to your videos for me(yes, I'm invested long in crypto but I want to keep my mind engaged in my decisions)

  29. Glenswinton says:

    At 10:50 “as a medium of exchange, Bitcoin does not work very well”. I wonder whether Prof. Prasad has even heard of the Lightning Network, let alone used it? In my experience, it works perfectly – and not only in El Salvador.

  30. WhatsApp ✞❷⓿❶❸❻❻⓿❼❺❻ says:

    I have about 20% of my portfolio in ethereum any advice on any other stock that I can grow $500k capital to a million dollars

  31. Jason Gann says:

    The U.S. Govment can already come and take anything from your bank account… Digital Crypto assets are not needed for U.S. officials to take your money / assets / accounts.. They can already do it….

  32. İzetanın Çiçekleri says:

    Propeller Protocol is an amazing altcoin

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