Geographies in Depth

Globalization and soccer in China, the rise of RegTech and other stories you may have missed this week

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Adrian Monck
Managing Director, World Economic Forum Geneva
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How to check globalization’s status? Look at China’s spending on football.

A national capital bans parking spaces. Banning cars may be next for Oslo.

Financial inclusion and simpler regulations: the rise of RegTech.

3D, all-senses computing. Augmented reality and the future of work.

Studying universal basic incomes: winners, losers, and broader solutions.

Artifical Intelligence at sea. Crewless, robot ships are coming.

A view from China on innovation — and the factors that drive it.

Blockchain, central banks and negative interest rates. A long read on what Blockchain can do for the Fed and its fellows.

People of the near future. Meet the transhumanists and cyborg artists working on new humans.

The bot-ty politic. How propaganda is automated online.

The stories we tell impact the business cycle. Narrative economics aims to learn from them.

A trillion dollars worth of goods passes through Chicago every year. America’s failing infrastructure means it gets stuck there.

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