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Eighty-one countries are now exploring a CBDC. Check out our tracker to see which countries are racing ahead and how those players may revolutionize global finance.

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Wed, May 12, 2021

Inside China’s digital currency

China’s ambition for its new digital currency has become a hotly debated – and often misunderstood – issue in Washington and beyond. This discussion takes an objective look at the future of the digital yuan and its implications for the global economy.

2:30pm China Digital Currencies Digital Policy International Markets

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Tue, May 26, 2020

Going deeper: Central Bank Digital Currencies and how best to design them to benefit everyone

On May 19, 2020 – Lisa Pollina, Gabriel Abed, George Bachiashvili, Shane Glynn, Aditi Kuma shared perspectives on “The digital dollar: Do we need it and how do we build it?” as part of a live video discussion moderated by Michael Greenwald. The discussion focused what exactly is a digital dollar? How would it work, how could it best be designed, and who would manage it?

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Mon, Sep 13, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in Quartz Africa about South Africa’s test of a digital currency

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Africa Digital Currencies

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in The Times of India

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies India

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in The Insider

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies India

Mon, Aug 30, 2021

Moehr quoted in ETF Trends about the rise of CBDCs

Read the whole article here.

In the News by Ole Moehr

Digital Currencies Financial Regulation

Tue, Aug 24, 2021

The case for a financial digital asset framework for cryptocurrencies

Clear jurisdictional boundaries, legislation on core principles of financial digital assets from Congress, and a flexible regulatory policy are all crucial for the effective governance of digital assets.

GeoTech Cues by Matthew Goodman and Nikhil Raghuveera

Digital Currencies Financial Regulation

Fri, Aug 20, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in Financial Times

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada

Fri, Aug 20, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in Emerging Tech Brew

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada

Fri, Aug 20, 2021

Will digital money belong to democrats or despots?

As democracies engage in long and robust debates about the tradeoffs and risks of CBDCs, authoritarian governments continue to push forward with a simpler, centralized vision that strengthens their grip on power with significant geopolitical and human rights implications. 

New Atlanticist by Arjun Bisen

China Digital Currencies

Fri, Aug 13, 2021

CBDC Tracker and Friedlander testimony cited in CNN Business

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC Tracker here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

Thu, Aug 5, 2021

CBDC Tracker highlighted in Bloomberg

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In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada