Future of Banking in the Post COVID-19 World
The impacts of the COVID-19 crisis have come on top of a combination of persistently low interest rates, regulatory changes, and competition from shadow banks and new digital entrants that have challenged the traditional bank business model over the past decade.
Debt and COVID-19
This seminar will offer an assessment of some of the current and future risks, and discuss some policies that could tackle pre-existing or new debt problems.
Will COVID-19 Reshape the Global Economy?
The COVID-19 crisis could have profound long-term economic consequences. The crisis is likely to have a major impact on globalization and global value chains, and it could bring about a rethinking of the social contract and the role of the state.
While citizens have a right to accept any job offer in their country, that right is not marketable nor extended to foreigners. There is a missing market. One solution is to allow people to rent out their right-to-work for a period of their choice.
A panel discussion that explores the development impact of education and technology, including implications for higher education development policies in Europe and Central Asia.
This panel discussion addressed the sharp increase in asylum seekers and undocumented migrants, which has greatly exacerbated public concerns in Europe and Central Asia over immigration in general.
China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative is widely expected to help promote Eurasian economic integration. How can countries gain the most economic benefits of BRI while managing the financial and social risks? February 2019