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In the fourth and final instalment of this blockchain-themed UNAJUA series with Citi Group's Ronit Ghose, Ronit explores the philosophical basis for backing the centralisation or decentralisation of global finance. He also tackles the notion of tokenisation and how societal consensus regarding the value of money shapes commerce and culture.

Ronit Ghose is the Global Head of Banking, Fintech, and Digital Assets for Citi Global Insights (Citi Group). Ronit is also the lead author of the Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions (Citi GPS) insights platform. He advises Pan-African VC, Launch Africa Ventures and talent search startup Remotexec, and sits on the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) advisory board.

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USEFUL RESOURCES:

ARTICLE: What Is Money? by Robert C. Kelly (Investopedia)
ARTICLE: What Is Money? by Irena Asmundson and Ceyda Oner (International Monetary Fund)
ARTICLE: The future of currency: centralised or decentralised? by World Finance
ARTICLE: Centralised money in a decentralised world by Emir Hrnjic & Nikodem Tomczak (Business Times)
ARTICLE: Centralisation versus decentralisation by Nash Riggins (The Global Treasurer)
VIDEO: Explore the history of money from the use of objects to future money such as Linden dollars, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies by Brittanica
ARTICLE: A Brief History of Money by James Surowiecki (IEEE Spectrum)
ARTICLE: When – and why – did people first start using money? by Chapurukha Kusimba (The Conversation)

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