Framing the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Revolution
Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 2022
18 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2022 Last revised: 26 Jul 2022
Date Written: July 18, 2022
As global cooperation to develop and launch CBDCs further unfolds, the revolutionary innovation presents an emerging research field. This paper aims to provide a framework of CBDC by stressing its differences from other available digital currencies and cash in terms of advantages and disadvantages. The CBDC outlook, in its current and future, is presented. Additionally, an exploration of the prevalent themes in a cross-sectional analysis of tweets posted between 17 and 25 March 2021 with the #CBDC hashtags are presented to complement the discussion on the emerging landscape for informing the policy – and decision-makers on the opportunities and challenges involved.
Keywords: CBDC, Central Bank Digital Currency, digital money, the smart money
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