To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Jeremy Ney is a dual-degree candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and MIT Sloan (MPA/MBA). Prior to grad school he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a macroeconomic policy strategist, focused on forecasting and crisis readiness. After the Fed, Jeremy joined IDEO as an Innovation Fellow to develop products and services oriented around financial inclusion. Jeremy's current research is focused on joining data science with economic policy to combat U.S. income inequality. He holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.Last Updated: Apr 8, 2020, 2:23pm