“I use ‘disruptive’ in both its good and bad connotations. Disruptive scientific and technological progress is not to me inherently good or inherently evil. But its arc is for us to shape. Technology’s progress is furthermore in my judgment unstoppable. But it is quite incorrect that it unfolds inexorably according to its own internal logic and the laws of nature.”
Djavad Salehi-Isfahani will discuss the economic performance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the context of ongoing international uncertainty regarding the Iran nuclear deal as well as the recent domestic protests in Iran.