Review of Corporate Finance > Vol 3 > Issue 4

Introduction: Cryptocurrencies and Monetary Policy

Shaen Corbet, DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Ireland, and School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, University of Waikato, New Zealand,
Suggested Citation
Shaen Corbet (2023), "Introduction: Cryptocurrencies and Monetary Policy", Review of Corporate Finance: Vol. 3: No. 4, pp 481-486.

Publication Date: 11 Sep 2023
© 2023 S. Corbet
Financial markets
JEL Codes: G1, G2, F3
CryptocurrencyCBDCmonetary policyfinancial marketsmanagementregulation


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Introduction: Cryptocurrencies and Monetary Policy 


The emergence of cryptocurrencies represents a significant innovation in the financial domain, where subsequently, the market has experienced exponential growth. The proliferation of digital assets has captured the attention of investors, financial institutions, and regulatory bodies, necessitating the development of research to further investigate the market's growing action with the global financial system, specifically monetary policy and those actions executed by central banks to modulate economic activity, whether through conventional mechanisms or otherwise. The continued growth of cryptocurrency markets has prompted questions regarding the efficacy of these instruments and the evolving nature of money, necessitating the adaptation of central bank and regulatory policy frameworks. Given the considerable variation in regulatory environments across jurisdictions, international collaboration and harmonisation are essential to address potential regulatory arbitrage and establish a consistent approach to cryptocurrency oversight.



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