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China and the Digital Yuan: What's at Stake?

Virtual
Global Economy Series

A panel of experts discusses the digital yuan’s economic and security implications for China and the ripple effects it may have across the global economy.

Reuters
Nov
4

Past Events

China's Technology Competition

PAST EVENT VIDEO
China's Changing Landscape

While China accelerates its efforts towards technological dominance, an expert panel assessed how the United States should position itself for economic, military, and political success.

Chinese astronauts getting ready for rocket launch.
Reuters

The Future of the Space Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Concurrent with the planned launch date of Inspiration4, a panel of experts and the SpaceX civilian astronauts discuss the new space industry.

SpaceX Crew-1 Mission rocket on launch pad
SpaceX

Commentary & Analysis

Americans Love-Hate Social Media and Big Tech

BLOG
Running Numbers by Fosca Majnoni d’Intignano

While American usage and reliance on online platforms continue to increase every day, anxiety about data privacy and unfavorable opinions about social media firms remain very high.

A smartphone shows a locked home screen with social media applications
Adem Ay
Public Opinion

The Real-Life Risks of Our Digital World

In the News
Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

Our reliance on data and devices has made us extremely vulnerable. The first step is knowing where everything is.

Science, Technology and Innovation

Research

SolarWinds Hack: Americans Prefer Sanctions over Retaliatory Cyberattack against Russia

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Dina Smeltz and Brendan Helm analyze new public opinion data showing there is partisan agreement on how best to respond to the recent Russian hack.

Computer hardware
Michael Dziedzic
Public Opinion

Unlocking the Potential of Civic Technology

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Kris Hartley

Safeguarding methods of democratic influence is a core strategic mandate for city governments to legitimize technology.

Google-engineered humanoid robot.
Reuters
Global Cities