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Managing China: Scenarios for U.S.-Europe cooperation
GIS Dossier: The dilemmas of the ECB’s monetary policy
Experts have long been gravely concerned about the negative side effects that could result from the eurozone’s prolonged ultra-easy credit. However, reversing the monetary policies of the European Central Bank has proven economically and politically risky. The coronavirus crisis has made the challenge even harder.
Reforming capitalism: A fight built on envy
It has become common to blame capitalism for climate change and wealth inequality. However, the premises underlying the debate around the issue are profoundly misguided – the current system is far from aligned with free-market prescriptions. But despite their skewed view of reality, advocates of government intervention are likely to ...
Public administration on a journey to decentralization
Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize public administration by fostering efficiency, transparency and automation. There are limits to the technology, but currently the main roadblocks are of a legal and organizational nature. Some governments have already started removing such hurdles or teamed up with technology providers to build innovative solutions.
Blockchain in shipping, more than a buzzword
Blockchain could considerably lighten the administrative load of the maritime transport industry, in addition to preventing devastating cyberattacks. However, companies are hesitant to adopt the technology because of the legal uncertainty that surrounds it. The current lack of comprehensive regulations is perceived as a security liability, but there are also ...