Thu, Jul 15, 2021
China’s drive to develop technologies fueled by data has given its corporate crackdown a more profound purpose: to expand the data sources available to the government.
New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark
Thu, Jul 1, 2021
Cryptocurrency regulation currently ranges around the world from nonexistent or partial regulations to prohibitions. Here are the key areas to focus on to build better policy.
New Atlanticist by Hung Tran
Thu, May 27, 2021
There are numerous debates raging about whether Bitcoin is good, bad, or ugly. But the sweeping suggestion to outlaw Bitcoin raises troubling questions about Americans’ bedrock freedoms.
New Atlanticist by JP Schnapper-Casteras
Tue, Apr 6, 2021
As momentum grows for the development of CBDCs many policy questions remain unanswered. For insights into how CBDCs may develop, it will be important to watch where the current leaders, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the European Central Bank (ECB), converge and diverge.
Issue Brief by Hung Tran
Sun, Feb 28, 2021
The Federal Reserve worries about being too hasty in introducing a digital dollar, given the stakes as the world’s reserve currency. The greater geopolitical danger, however, is how quickly the Fed is falling behind.
Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe
Fri, Feb 19, 2021
What precisely will the US Treasury Department do about the rise of digital currencies? Secretary Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell should quickly harness the potential of these evolving financial tools, including a US-backed digital dollar.
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