Engineering Elections Without Bias | Brian Olson | TEDxCambridge

Translator: Lisa Thompson Reviewer: Mirjana Čutura If you’ve ever had the suspicion that your vote doesn’t really count and the deck might be stacked against you, you might be right. In many places in this country, we don’t have a functioning democracy. People might go to the polls, but they might not have a real […]

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Keys to achieving digital transformation in government | SCEWC19

Governments just like any other organizations are operating in an environment where cybersecurity concerns and data privacy concerns are paramount. The government data, because of its importance, whether it’s the security of the community, the safety of the food that we consume, the flow of information that pertains to sensitive citizens, the more sensitive the […]

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“America First” as an Economic Policy (w/ Alan Tonelson)

ED HARRISON: I’m Ed Harrison here for Real Vision. I’m talking to Alan Tonelson, who is the founder of the blog, Realitycheck, and he’s also a frequent guest on CNBC. Alan, great to have you here. ALAN TONELSON: Well, thank you so much for inviting me. ED HARRISON: Now, we’re going to be talking actually […]

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How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election | FT

So Alasdair, we’re talking maps today, and we’re also talking inequality which is a big word in the election manifestos this year. But in fact, when we talk about mapping inequality that’s not a new thing. It’s been done before. So who was the first to do it? Well, the first person really to do […]

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Economics and Statistics Administration – Making Data Accessible

Hi everyone. I’m Justin Antonipillai and I run the Economic and Statistics Administration here at the Department of Commerce. This week we’re starting a new feature: a video and blog about our incredible work on data and why it matters to the nation, our economy and the world. We know data is the lifeblood of […]

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When the Central Banks and Their Monetary Policy Aren’t Enough (w/ Christophe Ollari)

CHRISTOPHE OLLARI: I’m Christophe Ollari and I designed a few years ago a global macro, multi-currency, multi-asset research, and this after roughly 20 years of trading in banks and hedge fund. I think that just even before I’m looking at the details of the ECB package, I think what is very important, it’s a year […]

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The Central Banks’ Monetary Policy Is Backfiring (w/ Simon White)

SIMON WHITE: My name is Simon White. I’m co-founder of Variant Perception which is a macro-economic research company. Our aim is to look for leading economic relationships so that we can find actionable trading ideas. Really what we’re trying to get away from is a Guru approach to economic research so we’re very data driven, […]

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