IMF’s Adrian on the big tech threat and why a ‘non-system’ works

IMF’s financial counsellor talks about efforts for the fund to craft well-targeted policy guidance

Tobias Adrian
Photo: John Harrington

How should the major challenges and opportunities presented by ‘big tech’ – particularly aspects related to fintech, big data and artificial intelligence – be addressed on the global stage? What role can the International Monetary Fund play? And, ultimately, can these efforts really work in step with one another, or does one multilateral body need to take the lead?

The IMF is deeply engaged on these topics, because our membership comes to us with questions. The ‘Bali fintech agenda’ was one

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