VINCENT KAM graduated from Newcastle University reading Economics and Politics. His areas of interest cover macroeconomic trends, international development, and global governance.

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There is an ever-growing call for more private sector involvement in development. What are the potential benefits and risks of ‘blended finance’ in developing countries?

Vincent Kam February 26, 2018
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The history of international development is full of brief bubbles of excitement over ‘silver bullets’ to combat poverty. Is the artificial intelligence hype any different?

Vincent Kam February 15, 2018
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Iraq and Afghanistan are striking examples of the entanglement of Western aid and defence priorities. But is securitization here to stay?

Vincent Kam February 6, 2018
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Governments around the world are playing catch up with the cryptocurrency hype. But will any major state-led changes come into force this year?

Vincent Kam January 29, 2018