Eswar S. Prasad

Eswar S. Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prasad’s latest book, The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Currencies and Finance, was published by Harvard University Press in September 2021. He is also the author of Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi and The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance.

The Future of Money: The Case for Central Bank Digital Currencies

"Money as we know it stands at the threshold of yet another major transformation in its long and storied history," writes Eswar Prasad in...

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