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Danielle Goldfarb

Head of Global Research, Real-time Interactive Worldwide Intelligence (RIWI)

Danielle Goldfarb is Vice-President, Global Affairs, Economics, and Public Policy at RIWI (Real-time Interactive Worldwide Intelligence). RIWI’s technology, originally developed for pandemic surveillance, reaches randomly engaged populations in all countries, including those that do not typically answer surveys or express their views on social media.

Ms. Goldfarb’s Tedx talk is on the critical ingredient for predicting the future. She develops new economic applications for RIWI technology across both emerging and developed markets. Her research expertise is in alternative and agile economic data in China and the U.S., global trade, real-time labour market and gig economy trends, and the global digital economy.

Before joining RIWI, Ms. Goldfarb held senior roles at several economic policy think-tanks. She directed the Conference Board of Canada’s research centre on global commerce and led trade and trade policy research at the C.D. Howe Institute. Maclean’s magazine has called Ms. Goldfarb one of Canada’s top trade experts. She has an M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University and a B.Comm. in Honours Economics from McGill University.