July 30, 2019
Digital Economy latest publications
We analyze the likelihood of job automation in a sample of emerging economies: Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Turkey. The average risk of automation ranges between 54% and 64. The countries show similar patterns in different aspects, such as distinctions by gender, age and education levels.
This year's symposium at Jackson Hole focused on the changes to market structures (i.e. competition, concentration... among others) brought by new technologies. Showcasing research insights from leading academics, it centered on the evidence, causes and implications to the economy and future monetary policy.
In this issue we focus on: The framework for digital regulation in Latin America: How to balance innovation and safety?; Decentralized Applications (DApps): The building blocks of the future Internet; Instant payments; The cloud vs. mainframe conundrum; Enhancing Economic Empowerment through Financial Inclusion.
In this issue we will focus on: Algorithms challenge the banking industry; Does blockchain fit into current legal frameworks?; Turning the spotlight on shadow banking: pros and cons of the darkness and; The Internet of Things and digital banking
El acceso a los datos y su reutilización para la construcción de nuevos servicios son dos de las bases de la economía digital. Desde que en 2010 The Economist publicara su artículo “The data deluge” el término big data ha sido uno de los mantras de la nueva era de internet.
October 28, 2016
Protection of Customers’ Funds in Electronic Money: a myriad of regulatory approaches
Like all financial services, electronic money presents risks that need to be addressed. National regulatory efforts have followed a myriad of approaches to ensure that customers (i) are effectively protected against loss of their funds in the event of insolvency of the issuer (insolvency risk) and (ii) are able to access th…
In this issue we focus on: Cloud computing in the EU: a fragmented regulatory framework; The impact of technological advances on the labour market ; Digital divide and development: an analysis of asymmetries in Internet use; InsurTech and the disruptive insurance ecosystem; and Virtual Assistants: artificial intelligence at…
Consumer loans have been around for a long time, but the digital economy is transforming the way customers obtain loans in order to meet their new needs.