CBDC Tracker

Our flagship Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Tracker takes you inside the rapid evolution of money all over the world. The interactive database now features ninety-one countries—almost triple the number of countries we first identified as being active in CBDC development in 2020.

At the intersection of economics, finance, and foreign policy, the GeoEconomics Center is a translation hub with the goal of helping shape a better global economic future.

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In the News

May 9, 2022

Kumar quoted in S&P Global on how CBDCs can minimize sanction evasion

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

May 6, 2022

CBDC tracker cited in CoinDesk on the status of CBDC development around the world

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 27, 2022

Raghuveera interviewed by CBC Podcast “Tai Asks Why” on the future of money

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Apr 15, 2022

CBDC Tracker cited in Politico on countries that have launched or are piloting central bank digital currencies 

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 15, 2022

CBDC Tracker cited in Forbes on the current state of global CBDC development

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 14, 2022

Lipsky quoted in Bloomberg on countries leading on digital currency innovation

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 6, 2022

CBDC tracker cited in a special report in the Economist on potential pitfalls of CBDCs

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

New Atlanticist

Apr 4, 2022

Can crypto deliver aid amid war? Ukraine holds the answer.

By Ananya Kumar, Nikhil Raghuveera

Ukraine’s current experience could transform how aid is disbursed across the world.

Civil Society Digital Currencies

In the News

Mar 31, 2022

Kumar piece on Biden’s executive order on digital assets cited in Computer World on cross-border CBDC projects

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Mar 22, 2022

Central Bank Digital Currency tracker cited in the Wall Street Journal

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy