Looking Back and Ahead: The Riksbank’s E-krona Project

The Swedish Riksbank’s work on analyzing the potential need and consequences of issuing a Central Bank Issued Digital Currency (CBDC), the e-krona, has attracted significant international attention. Many central banks around the world are also investigating…

Perspective: Weighing the Case for CBDCs

In this exclusive interview, former ECB Director General of Payment Systems and Market Infrastructure Jean-Michel Godeffroy weighs the case for central bank digital currencies.