ReportJun 15, 2022
Missing Key: The challenge of cybersecurity and central bank digital currency
By Giulia Fanti, Kari Kostiainen, William Howlett, Josh Lipsky, Ole Moehr, John Paul Schnapper-Casteras, and Josephine Wolff
New research on the cybersecurity challenges posed by digital currencies and design models that can provide a more secure financial system.
EconoGraphicsMay 9, 2022
Deploying QT – The Fed readies its new tool to fight inflation
By Ole Moehr
June 1 onwards, the Fed will begin to reduce the size of its balance sheet, i.e., conduct quantitative tightening. But how does QT work, what are its goals, and are there potential risks of the policy?
Ole Moehr is a nonresident fellow and consultant with the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center. Previously, he served as the GeoEconomics Center’s associate director. In Moehr’s current capacity, he contributes to the center’s future of money work and conducts research on global finance, growth, and trade. As lead editor of the center’s Global QE Tracker, which visualizes central banks’ complex responses to the different economic shocks in the post-COVID world, Moehr helps deliver the Atlantic Council’s timely take on important issues pertaining to the global economy. Moehr’s project portfolio includes work on global monetary policy, central bank digital currencies, global value chains, the European Union’s economic architecture, and economic sanctions. His analysis and commentary have been featured in Axios, the New York Times, and Euronews, among others.
Prior to joining the Council, Moehr served as a Brent Scowcroft Award fellow at the Aspen Institute. He holds a master’s degree in international economics from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in global governance and public policy from the University of Passau in Germany.