What Next for the World's Digital Economy?

Apple has turned 40. Twitter has turned just 10. It has been 5 years since the Arab Spring erupted in Egypt, in part, fueled by social media. The U.S. presidential elections' primary season and the tit-for-tat tweet war among the candidates seems to be grinding on for ever. Far from Silicon Valley or Boston, some of the most exciting developments in digital commerce may be happening elsewhere, in China, India, parts of Africa. Europe may well be in a digital recession, to add to its many other crises.

The digital economy continues to evolve and finds its way into virtually everything we do. In this webinar, hosted by the Harvard Business Review, I talk about different facets of the evolving global digital economy. A report from the webinar and the discussion is here.

Bhaskar Chakravorti is the Senior Associate Dean of International Business & Finance at The Fletcher School at Tufts University and founding Executive Director of Fletcher's Institute for Business in the Global Context. He is the author of The Slow Pace of Fast Change.