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Dive into the new Central Bank Digital Currency Tracker

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

gtc photo of currencies in jars

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?

Digital currencies

Cybersecurity Digital Currencies

GeoEconomics Center

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.

Experts

Content

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

Manning in the Hill: Bye-bye, Bitcoin

On July 25, Manning published an op-ed in The Hill calling for the banning of cryptocurrencies, which quickly accrued more than a million views. “But the insidious new industry of cyber hacking and ransomware is an unacceptable disruptive threat to American economic security. It is a problem that is growing, not subsiding. And the proliferation […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity Digital Currencies

Fri, Jul 30, 2021

Friedlander interviewed by CoinDesk about CBDC tracker

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

CBDC Tracker, Lipsky, and Friedlander featured in Cheddar News

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

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada

Wed, Jul 28, 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

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

Friedlander’s House Financial Services testimony on CBDCs quoted in Quartz

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

Mark interviewed in the China Business Review podcast about the digital yuan

Listen to the podcast here.

In the News by Jeremy Mark

China Digital Currencies

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Friedlander testifies to the House Committee on Financial Services regarding US leadership on central bank digital currency development

C. Boyden Gray Senior Fellow and GeoEconomics Center Deputy Director Julia Friedlander testifies to the House Committee on Financial Services regarding central bank digital currencies.

Testimony by Julia Friedlander

China Digital Currencies

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

Business Insider India highlights the CBDC tracker

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

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada

Sun, Jul 25, 2021

CBDC tracker cited in The Hill

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

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada

Sun, Jul 25, 2021

CBDC tracker analyzed in CoinTelegraph

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

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies United States and Canada