Financial stability and stablecoins
How characteristics of stablecoin holders can lead to financial fragility. How issuance of stablecoins can impact the financing of the real economy.
AI in economics
Using machine learning to solve complex models and HANC models without the Krusell-Smith aggregation.
Man vs the machine
Are big data technologies an incremental improvement in existing statistical techniques or a transformative innovation?
The economics of misinformation
Social media platforms have implemented different policies to limit misinformation: are they working? How do users react to moderation control? Are Europeans or Americans more eager to regulate these platforms?
A critical look on AI’s impact on the economy
How does AI affect the labor market, productivity, inequality and democracy.
Big Techs and credit
Recently, Big Techs have started to provide credit to vendors on their commerce platforms. How does their risk profile differ from FinTech? How do they impact the effectiveness of monetary policy?
What’s new in bitcoin land
Some interesting technological developments and ideas on how to reduce bitcoin trade volume. Which country has adopted bitcoin as its legal tender?
The economic impact of cyberattacks
Which cyberattack has been the worst so far? In an increasingly connected world the economic impact of cyberattacks can be severe.
Social platforms and dystopic societies
Jean Tirole and Daron Acemoglu discuss social networks, artificial intelligence, political extremism and government surveillance.