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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

What Happens to the Dollar If the Chinese Digital Yuan Goes Global?

| Apr. 13, 2021

The rolling impact of new technologies that revolutionize the global economy from automated supply chains to digital currency lead us to believe that the United States has a lot of work to do to adapt to the coming tide.

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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Digitization is Transforming the Art Market

| Mar. 30, 2021

The confluence of the art world and the digital realm may seem confusing, and for good reason. Artwork is an artifact in the most traditional sense. It exists in physical form; it is tangible and carries intrinsic value. The digital world appears the near opposite. 

In this Nov. 9, 2020, file photo, an ad for COVID-19 testing reflects on glass at a bus stop, as pedestrians walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York. 

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, FILE

Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Can Vaccine Diplomacy Shape a New World Order?

| Dec. 02, 2020

As citizens of the world await the availability of such a vaccine and the ability to move freely about the globe once again, new questions of diplomacy, multilateral approaches, and strategic deployment once again come to the fore.

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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

A Brush of Oversight Coming to the Art World

| Oct. 29, 2020

As the United States continues to utilize tools of financial statecraft to limit the cash flow and economic freedoms of adversaries around the world, an age-old mechanism for concealing illicit transactions has recently received more attention: the art market

 

In this June 24, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and Vice President Mike Pence.

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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

How Should the Next President Wield the U.S. Dollar?

| Sep. 21, 2020

From the development of the SWIFT network in the confrontation of terror financing, to the economic sanctioning of Russia in response to its aggressive actions in neighboring territory, understanding of the power brandished by American policymakers in global finance is critical to protecting national interests.