The Impact of Blockchain – Interview with Hanna Halaburda, Senior Economist, Bank of Canada


This interview clarifies understanding of the blockchain and its potential impact in a range of areas. Hanna argues that use of the blockchain for benefit beyond cryptocurrencies is often misunderstood and that more consideration of the need for trusted third parties required. the interview also discusses the impact of blockchain in the financial system, supply chains and globalisation.

Hanna Halaburda is a senior economist in the Bank of Canada and she was speaking with Peter Carr of the University of Waterloo’s Department of Management Sciences.

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