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The Promise of Fintech: Financial Inclusion in the Post-Covid Era IMF Working Paper by Sahay et al, 2020 Be sure to read this paper. The following is a short summary on the paper that can be found at this link. “Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in…
Financial Policy and Inequality: COVID-19 and Beyond The Peterson Institute (PIIE), the IMF, and the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) are hosting a three-part series on “Central Banking and Inequality—COVID-19 and Beyond” in December starting on the 7th. Be sure to register and get more information about the webinar series at this link so that…
Financial regulators have been increasing their attention to climate change and the risks it poses to the financial system. See the latest report from the Financial Stability Board, “The Implication of Climate Change for Financial Stability.”
Ph.D. opportunity in “Financing the Green Transition in Developing Countries”. The program is a collaboration between the Econ Department at Royal Holloway and the EBRD and will be funded by the UK South East Network for Social Sciences.
Prof. Caprio recommends: “Valuing Nature: Whales, Elephants, and the Global Economy”
The North East Universities Development Consortium Conference is happening virtually this weekend. It is begin hosted by Dartmouth College’s Department of Economics and the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding.
Interested in how the developing world is doing? Here are two very good resources from the National Public Radio (NPR) covering various current developments in the developing world. Goats and Soda.