LSE Philosophy Professor and Head of Department Alex Voorhoeve has been appointed to the Bank of England and the UK Treasury’s Academic Advisory Group for the development of a “digital pound”, formally known as a Central Bank Digital Currency.

The group aims to encourage academic research and debate that is relevant to the development of the digital pound. The academic advisory group serves as a platform for knowledge exchange and research collaboration. As a multidisciplinary group, it aims to provide wide-ranging views on the key questions on the design of the digital pound, including its possible impacts on equity and privacy protection.

More about the CBDC Academic Advisory Group.