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The Best of ChinaPower: Unveiling China’s Digital Currency Goals: A Conversation with Kevin Desouza

ChinaPower

This special "best of ChinaPower" episode unpacks China’s push to develop a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). Our guest, Dr. Kevin Desouza, explains Beijing's motives and compares China’s plans for creating its own national digital currency with those of other countries. Dr. Desouza explores how a national digital currency can be used to bolster China’s finance and technology sectors, as well as its economy as a whole. He also offers his views on what China’s timeline might be for rolling out its own CBDC, particularly in light of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.Dr. Kevin Desouza is a professor of Business, Technology, and Strategy in the School of Management at the Queensland University of Technology Business School. Dr. Desouza is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, and a Distinguished Research Fellow at the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has held tenured faculty appointments at the University of Washington, Virginia Tech, and Arizona State University.This episode was first released on May 19, 2020. Listeners can find Bonnie Glaser's new work with her China Global podcast. 

23mins

8 Jun 2021

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Unveiling China’s Digital Currency Goals: A Conversation with Kevin Desouza

ChinaPower

This episode unpacks China’s push to develop a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). Our guest, Dr. Kevin Desouza, explains Beijing's motives and compares China’s plans for creating its own national digital currency with those of other countries that have undertaken similar initiatives. Dr. Desouza explores how a national digital currency can be used to bolster China’s finance and technology sectors, as well as its economy as a whole. He also offers his views on what China’s timeline might be for rolling out its own CBDC, particularly in light of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Kevin Desouza is a professor of Business, Technology and Strategy in the School of Management at the Queensland University of Technology Business School. Dr. Desouza is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, and a Distinguished Research Fellow at the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has held tenured faculty appointments at the University of Washington, Virginia Tech, and Arizona State University.

21mins

19 May 2020

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Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center report, Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities

The Business of Government Hour

What are artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing? How is the public sector using AI? What are some of the key challenges and opportunities in the public sector’s use of AI? Join host Michael Keegan for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour – Conversations with Authors with Kevin Desouza author of the IBM Center report, Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities. Listen to the podcast.

22 Apr 2019

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Business of Government Hour - Kevin Desouza

The Business of Government Hour

What are artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing? How is the public sector using AI? What are some of the key challenges and opportunities in the public sector’s use of AI? Join host Michael Keegan for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour - Conversations with Authors with Kevin Desouza author of the IBM Center report, Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities.

59mins

29 Oct 2018

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Business of Government Hour - Dr. Kevin Desouza

The Business of Government Hour

35mins

7 Dec 2015