MIT economist or is participating in Facebook cryptocurrency business

Two people familiar with the matter said that MIT economist Christian Catalini is currently participating in the Facebook cryptocurrency business. Earlier, it was reported that Facebook is developing a stable currency that will allow billions of users to remit money to each other and make online purchases. Catalini declined to comment on the matter. According to the Odaily Planet Daily, Facebook is in contact with dozens of companies such as Visa to build a cryptocurrency-based payment system.