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 105 countries— triple the number of countries we first identified as being active in CBDC development in 2020.

Cryptocurrency Regulation Tracker

Cryptocurrencies may significantly alter financial structures as they exist today and transform the next generation of money and payments. Our new interactive database analyzes the state of cryptocurrency regulations in 25 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.

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In the News

Dec 4, 2023

Head of BIS Innovation Hub Cecilia Skingsley’s remarks cited in Coingeek on the new future of money project

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Dec 2, 2023

CBDC Tracker cited by the Financial Times on the status of CBDC development around the world

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Digital Currencies

In the News

Dec 1, 2023

IMF Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department Tobias Adrian quoted by Payments Journal on the IMF’s proposed XC platform

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Dec 1, 2023

CBDC Tracker cited by the BBC on the the development of a digital pound

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Digital Currencies International Financial Institutions

New Atlanticist

Nov 30, 2023

The future of digital currencies depends on interoperability. How can it be achieved?

By Daniel Hojnacki

When it comes to the future of digital currencies, interoperability is top of mind for governments and financial institutions.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Nov 29, 2023

IMF Financial Counsellor and Director Tobias Adrian quoted by Ledger Insights on the IMF’s proposed XC platform

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

New Atlanticist

Nov 29, 2023

A newly announced blockchain-backed system could transform development lending

By Katherine Walla

The new project looks to put technology to work to speed up payments and make them safer, Cecilia Skingsley said at an Atlantic Council conference.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Nov 29, 2023

The IMF’s multilateral, multipronged proposal to stop cross-border payments from fragmenting

By Katherine Walla

“There’s really an opportunity to have a more ambitious approach to cross-border payments,” the IMF's Tobias Adrian said at an Atlantic Council event.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

Transcript

Nov 28, 2023

IMF’s Tobias Adrian on a multilateral solution to the world’s cross-border payment woes

By Atlantic Council

Despite the geopolitical fragmentation around the world, countries can come together on a multilateral approach to the financial system, Adrian told the Atlantic Council.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Nov 28, 2023

Head of BIS Innovation Hub Cecilia Skingsley’s remarks quoted by Ledger Insights on joint project with IMF and World Bank to tokenize development funds

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Experts

Events