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Mon, Mar 1, 2021

Event recap | Women’s leadership in the GeoTech Decade

An episode of the GeoTech Hour where panelists discuss challenges and opportunities for data-informed nutrition solutions, and how a multisectoral approach can improve global health.

GeoTech Cues by the GeoTech Center

Inclusive Growth Resilience & Society

Sun, Feb 28, 2021

Why the US can’t afford to fall behind in the global digital currency race

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

China Digital Policy

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The world’s wealthy countries are at risk of a moral default

Rich countries must live up to their pledges by getting specific about the resources they’re making available to low-income countries—particularly in Africa—to deal with the economic downturn and rising debt. The meeting of G20 finance ministers on February 26 will provide an opportunity to fill in the policy blanks.

New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark

Africa Economy & Business

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Event recap | Data-informed nutrition policy and practices

An episode of the GeoTech Hour where panelists discuss challenges and opportunities for data-informed nutrition solutions, and how a multisectoral approach can improve global health.

GeoTech Cues by the GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Inclusive Growth

Tue, Feb 16, 2021

This economic crisis is also a crisis for democracy

The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting economic damage across the world. And that damage may be having an insidious knock-on effect: eroding faith in democracy, especially among young people.

New Atlanticist by Amanda Dickerson

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Event recap | Data salon episode 6: Digital identity

On Thursday, December 17, the GeoTech Center hosted the fifth installment of the Data Salon Series in partnership with Accenture to discuss the future of digital identity and the potential benefits of and hurdles to its widespread adoption.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Goldin quoted in the Hill on the recent economic uptick

In the News

Economy & Business Future of Work

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

The rise of Central Bank digital currencies

What exactly is a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and how is it different than your credit card?

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Digital Policy Economic Sanctions

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Riaz in East Asia Forum: COVID-19 ails Bangladesh’s health, politics and economy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Coronavirus

Sat, Jan 9, 2021

Event recap: “Women’s gains in Afghanistan: Supporting economic opportunities for Afghan women as a driver of peace and security”

On Thursday January 7, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center partnered with the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council (USAWC) and the American Council on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) to host an event on women’s gains in Afghanistan, the critical role of Afghan women in Afghanistan’s peace and security, and the role of US actors in partnering with and empowering Afghan women.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Economy & Business
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