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Macro Analysis / Global

Hope for a new ‘UN moment’

On September 21, 2020, the United Nations will mark its 75th anniversary with a negotiateddeclaration to be endorsed at a high-level meeting the same month. The U.N.’s member countries should turn the event into a rechristening. These innovations hol...
Brookings
Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 10 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Global

Saudi G20 Presidency and BIS Innovation Hub update on the progress made in the G20 TechSprint initiative

Twenty teams have been shortlisted in the hackathon-style competition out of 128 submissions from 35 countries. The initiative highlights the potential of new technology to tackle regulatory and supervisory challenges. The G20 TechSprint initiative w...
Bank for International Settlements
Main Feed 10 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Global

How has COVID-19 affected the US trade deficit?

In this episode of Dollar & Sense, we flip the format and ask host David Dollar what new data can tell us about how the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated recession are affecting U.S. trade. DOLLAR: It’s a great pleasure to talk to you, Anna. So th...
Brookings
Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 10 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Global

A conversation with Marvin Rees, mayor of Bristol

In a wide-ranging conversation on July 22, Brookings Senior Fellow Anthony F. Pipa and Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees examined the role that cities are playing on the front lines of COVID-19 and reviewed lessons in leadership and governance while tackling...
Brookings
Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 7 August 2020
Macro Analysis / China

The new normal in China’s financial markets

At a time of volatility amid the COVID-19 pandemic, China is actively taking firm steps to continue to promote reform and financial liberalization to strengthen its economy. Refinitiv has evolved and enhanced its annual RMB Market Outlook Forum by ta...
Refinitiv Perspectives
Refinitiv Perspectives 7 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Global

Taking distance learning ‘offline’: Lessons learned from navigating the digital divide during COVID-19

As we adjust to life during a global pandemic, it’s hard to imagine what life was like over a century ago during outbreaks. Even as the coronavirus forces physical isolation, the spectacular technological advances of the digital age make local and gl...
Brookings
Brookings Programs - Global Economy and Development 7 August 2020