8 October 2018
The World Economic and Social Survey 2018 reviews the advances in frontier technologies – automation, robotics, electric vehicles, renewable energy technologies, biotechnologies and artificial intelligence – and analyses their economic, social and environmental impact. These technologies possess immense potential for fostering growth, prosperity and environmental sustainability and accelerating the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
1 February 2018
Will the blockchain technology that underlies cryptocurrencies fundamentally transform the interactions across industries? On February 1, our Development Strategy and Policy Analysis Unit will be hosting a Development Policy Seminar on the Frontier Issue of “Understanding Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Crypto Economy”.
13 November 2017
Rapid growth in cryptocurrencies posing a challenge for policymakers, European Central Bank maintains accommodative policy stance while the Bank of England raises its key policy rate for the first time in more than a decade, India announces plans to recapitalize state-owned banks