Note from the guest editor

Author:Marika Santoro
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Marika Santoro
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In the Spring/
Summer
2018 issue,
wehighlighted
how the period
after the global
nancial crisis saw a recovery in
housing markets, but also a surge in
populism and the revolution brought
about by big data. Here, we go one
step farther. Future challenges will
encompass going from a recovery in
the housing sector to a new boom.
Thiswould not only pose new threats
tomacroeconomic and nancial
stability that central banks will have
to tackle, but might also contribute to
an even wider gap between young
renters and wealthier homeowners.
Populism has spun off into a new
wave of protectionism. Astechnology
and the wave of big data advance, so
will the economy andpolicymaking.
New policy measures will have to
be supported by more complex
sets of data with availability beyond
traditional ofcial sources and by
new communication strategies.
The large repository of data
available throughout the digitalized
domain provides vast, unexplored
opportunities for policymaking. And
new opportunities and challenges
in the digital era can arise with the
possible digitalization of money as
we know it.
Marika Santoro
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