The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has galvanized governments around the world to develop rescue and recovery packages to support small businesses at a scale never seen before. The US…

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Although there are no national statistics in Burundi indicating how widespread child marriage is, numerous cases are reported all over the country. But does this necessarily mean that child…

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a longer version of this blog post is available on the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative platform With Google Trends data showing that searches for the word “blockchain” have…

Mariana Dahan, Michael Casey |