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.

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Content

In the News

May 8, 2024

Kumar interviewed on Penta podcast on geopolitics of digital currencies

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

May 6, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Forbes on interoperability of central bank digital currencies

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Digital Currencies

Econographics

Apr 25, 2024

The basics of CBDC

By Alisha Chhangani and Leila Hamilton

The race for the future of money is on, so here are the key items to catch you up on what a central bank digital currency is—and what it isn’t.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Apr 22, 2024

Kumar interviewed by P.I.T. Exchange on reimagining payment systems to rebuild the Palestinian economy

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 17, 2024

“Retaliation and Resilience: China’s Economic Statecraft in a Taiwan Crisis” report cited by Brookings on eurodollars and stablecoins

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 11, 2024

Kumar and Chhangani cited by Ledger Insights on global interoperability standards for central bank digital currency

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Apr 10, 2024

Kumar cited by Vanguard Think Tank on China development of central bank digital currency

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Issue Brief

Apr 10, 2024

Standards and interoperability: The future of the global financial system

By Ananya Kumar, Alisha Chhangani, Jennifer Lassiter, and Katherine Haar

Digital assets promise enhanced efficiency, inclusion, transparency, and choice to global payments. But to fulfill this promise, the international community must first develop interoperability standards.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Mar 31, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Modern Diplomacy on cross-border central bank digital currency projects

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Mar 29, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA) in Politico

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Experts