Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | July 15 – 22
Wed, 07/27/2022 – 08:15
A weekly digest of the latest news and research related to the work of the Technology, Economics, and Governance Working Group. Topics covered in the digest include cybersecurity, domestic regulation, innovation, international competition, social media disinformation, and the California exodus.
This week’s roundup covers rising global inflation, US efforts to win the hypersonic arms race, European concerns about Nord Stream cuts, big tech lobbying activities, Russian cyber attacks targeting NATO countries, and a Council on Foreign Relations report proposing a new US cyber foreign policy. Additionally, researchers look to replace copper with an aluminum alloy and release survey results about US adults’ approval of political violence.
Industrial Policy & International Security
Global central banks ramp up inflation fight | The New York Times
Central banks across the globe are lifting interest rates to curb rapid inflation, which is increasing globally at the fastest pace experienced since the 1980s. The COVID-19 pandemic brought on a shortage of goods that, in some industries, has been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine. Experts believe that the surge in prices will continue and some banks have already begun to increase …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution