Central Bank Digital Currency 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 130 countries representing 98% of global GDP.

Cryptocurrency Regulation Tracker

Cryptocurrencies may significantly alter financial structures as they exist today and transform the next generation of money and payments. Our interactive database analyzes the state of cryptocurrency regulations in 60 of the world’s largest economies.

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.

Content

In the News

Feb 28, 2024

CBDC Tracker and Lipsky quoted in Politico on CBDC legislation

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New Atlanticist

Feb 28, 2024

Palestinians need a reimagined payments system to rebuild their economy

By Ananya Kumar

A shekel-backed stablecoin is one tool that could aid in the reconstruction of Gaza and the wider strengthening of the Palestinian economy.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited in The Banker on political debate over central bank digital currency development

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Feb 16, 2024

Lipsky and Kumar featured in Yahoo Finance on Fed CBDC development

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Testimony

Feb 16, 2024

Carole House testifies to the House Financial Service Committee on approaches to combat crypto crime and illicit activity

By Carole House

On February 15, Non Resident Senior Fellow Carole House testified to the US House Committee on Financial Services. Below are her prepared remarks for the committee on crypto crime and illicit activity. Thank you Chairman Hill, Ranking Member Lynch, and distinguished members of the subcommittee, for your leadership in holding this hearing and the honor […]

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In the News

Feb 14, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited in Coingeek on Philippines development of central bank digital currency

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In the News

Feb 13, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Brookings on foreign policy impact of dollar-based payments systems

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In the News

Jan 30, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Cointelegraph on central bank digital currency development

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In the News

Jan 29, 2024

Lipsky authors op-ed in Banking Risk and Regulation on CBDC adoption

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In the News

Jan 29, 2024

Lipsky and Kumar quoted in Finextra on Fed CBDC progress

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Experts