A cashless society as a step towards losing freedom?
Czech Republic

Aleš Rod is Research Director at the Center for Economic and Market Analyzes (CETA). He received
his Doctorate in Economic Theory from the University of Economics in Prague and continues to
contribute to the field through various academic activities. His research interests focus on regulatory
economics and applications into energy, waste management, public finance and banking sectors.
Also dealing with the luxury goods economy and analysis of the shadow economy. As well as being a
member of the Consumer Forum’s Board of Directors, he is currently consulting on digital economy
projects for the public and private sectors in the Czech Republic and abroad.