Data has become the fundamental driving force for economic growth and innovation. Due to its unique nature and as a mechanism for value creation, every link produced by data has also brought challenges in consumer privacy, data security, and data ownership. By promoting the understanding from researchers, policymakers, and business experts from all over the world, Luohan Academy aims to push for a consensus on data governance best practices, privacy protection, and data security so that we can better integrate data into our daily life effectively, safely, and trustingly.
The world is in urgent need of transformation toward sustainability in environmental, economic and social dimensions for humanity as a whole. This transformation must be harmonized with the opportunities, threats and dynamics of the increasing digitalization processes. The Sustainability program aims to investigate the various options to make digitalization a fundamental driver and source of instruments for sustainability innovations.
The nature of finance is to allocate scarce resources across sizes, time, and risks, and to facilitate the real economy and innovation. Similar to Industrial Revolution, the digital revolution has changed the financial services, institutions, and financial markets profoundly. Based on worldwide frontier financial innovations, Luohan Academy leads the research on future finance with scholars and policy makers, to promote an inclusive, affordable, diverse, and sustainable financial system for the real economy.