Building a Cashless Society

The Swedish Route to the Future of Cash Payments

by Niklas Arvidsson

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Book Description

This free book tells the story of how Sweden is becoming a virtually cashless society. Its goal is to improve readers' understanding of what is driving this transition, and of the factors that are fostering and hampering it. In doing so, the book covers the role of central banks, political factors, needs for innovation, and the stakeholders involved in developing a cashless ecosystem. Adopting a historical standpoint, and drawing on a unique dataset, it presents an academic perspective on Sweden's leading role in this global trend.

The global interest in the future of cash payments makes the Swedish case particularly interesting. As a country that is close to becoming a cashless economy, it offers a role model for many other countries to learn from - whether they want to stimulate or reduce the use of cash. This highly topical book will be of interest to politicians, researchers, businesses, financial service providers and payment service providers, as well as fintech start-ups, regulators and other authorities.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Building a Cashless Society ebook for free in PDF format (2.9 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
98
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030106881
ISBN10
3030106888
ISBN13 Digital
9783030106898
ISBN10 Digital
3030106896
PDF Size
2.9 MB
License
CC BY

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