BLOCKCHAIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY AND THE STATE OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION IN MOROCCO

Moghar Adil, Oukili Asraoui Fadi

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The immense potential of Blockchain and crypto-currencies is no longer a matter of doubt. These technologies have the power to revolutionize and change the landscape of many sectors, primarily finance. The advent of blockchain technologies provides a potential solution to the first three challenges of financial inclusion. In a few years, blockchain and its applications have the potential to become the "beating heart" of the global financial system as predicted by the WEF (World Economic Forum) in its report "The Future of Financial Infrastructure". All over the world, these technologies are currently considered as the new great technological revolution that could change our lifestyles and impact our economy as the internet did in the 80s and 90s and ideally give birth to a direct economy without intermediation. In Morocco, crypto-currencies are erasing borders and gaining popularity. However, the general opinion on this new innovation is not clear.

 

JEL: F65; G21; O32

 

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