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

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

In the News

Mar 26, 2024

Groen writes in The Cipher Brief about cryptocurrency and national security

Michael Groen writes about combatting illicit actors and nation states with blockchain intelligence on the digital battlefield.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Mar 25, 2024

CBDC Tracker cited by SWIFT on central bank digital currency collaborative experiments

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Econographics

Mar 14, 2024

CBDCs will need to work across borders. Here are the models exploring how to do it

By Ananya Kumar, Alisha Chhangani

These innovative models reflect a clear realization in the both the public and private sector— as CBDCs become a part of the financial landscape, there needs to be a mechanism to interchange them across borders.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Mar 14, 2024

CBDC Tracker update announced in Semafor Flagship newsletter

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Experts