Uncertainty

The Economic and Financial Effect of Demonetization

Due to technological advances, it has become easier to process payments without the use of paper currency. From PayPal to Venmo to Apple Pay, more transactions—both business and personal—are done electronically than in the past. As of 2015, 32% of all transactions in the U.S. were made using cash and 11% were made electronically. Taking…

Protecting Our Electoral Security

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly salient topic in the realm of national defense. The reliance on technology for military, intelligence, and domestic infrastructure has made the disruptive potential of cyber-attacks for national security greater than ever. Elections are uniquely at risk. The aftermath of 2016 highlighted the importance of cybersecurity in election integrity. Almost four-fifths…

Introducing the 2018 Spring Theme: Uncertainty

Today’s policy making resembles a maze. From polling to governing, the field of public policy is facing a crisis of both confidence and direction. Policy makers are challenged with answering not only how we arrived here, but the much more pressing question of, now what? As the Georgetown Public Policy Review highlighted last year in the…