How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

The Conversation Weekly podcast is taking a short break this week. In the meantime, we’re bringing you an extended version of one our favourite recent interviews. In this episode, we speak to a musicologist who’s been finding out how much a person’s cultural background influences their emotional reaction to music …

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G7 finance ministers pledge more than $24 bln to Ukraine

G7 finance ministers pledge more than $24 bln to Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishidameet pose for a family photo at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, …

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Global Financial Stability Report | April 2022

Global Financial Stability Report | April 2022

Chapter 3: The Rapid Growth of Fintech: Vulnerabilities and Challenges for Financial Stability Fintech can increase efficiency and competition and broaden access to financial services. However, the fast growth of fintech firms into risky business segments—and their inadequate regulation and interconnectedness with the traditional financial system—can have financial stability implications. …

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