Digital National Currency: Example of Sweden and e-Krona

Selcen Ozturkcan, Nihat Kasap, Mesut Özdinc, Altug Tanaltay

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Financial Institutions all around the world are recently discussing possibilities to launch national digital currencies to replace the cash as we know it since the Lydians invention. In this paper, we review the concept by visiting the core definitions and focus on the Scandinavian market to understand the example of Sweden and the ongoing e-Krona project. We conclude by pointing out some research questions and call upon developing future collaborative research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Digital Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Financing
Place of PublicationValencia, Spain
Publication statusPublished - 2 Dec 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication


  • digital national currency
  • ntral bank digital currency (CBDC)
  • e-Krona
  • Sweden
  • Scandinavia

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