Our latest event, What Economics is Missing, is now live.
Click the link below for opening remarks from Dani Rodrik, followed by a discussion among Ashwini Deshpande, Raquel Fernández, Minouche Shafik, and Vera Songwe on how to achieve inclusivity in economics.
The problem with the new chatbots is not just that they are often stupid and naive; it is that they are not “stupid” or “naive” enough to pick up on the nuances, ironies, and revealing contradictions that constitute human culture and communication. Worse, by relying on them, we risk succumbing to the same obtuseness.
fears that the rise of powerful chatbots will spell the death of irony and nuance in human thought.
Following the latest banking crisis, monetary authorities should seriously consider how modern digital technologies could be used to avert such problems in the future. A central bank digital currency would both eliminate many barriers to financial transactions and end the risk of bank runs once and for all.
explains how central bank digital currencies would end bank runs and banks' excessive risk-taking.
剑桥 — 今年五一国际劳动节，世界各国纷纷将几年前还显得激进的政策提案提上了议事日程。譬如，高边际税率、财富税和单一支付方的医疗保健成为美国的主流观点。然而，除非政策制定者们把重点放在正确的事情上，否则将会浪费有意义的改革机会，导致更深层次的社会和政治分歧。
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