Nimble Governance: Estonia’s Digital Residency Reforms Reflect Start-Up Culture

In December 2014, Edward Lucas, then an editor at The Economist, became Estonia’s first e-Resident. The initiative, hatched earlier that year, issues a digital identity to people outside the country, providing them access to e-governance services and the nation’s open, transparent and digitally advanced business environment. An e-Resident receives a government-issued smartcard allowing them to …

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