In this episode, Dan Runde is joined by Michael Jarvis, Executive Director of the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, a donor collaborative working to expand the impact and scale of transparency, accountability, and participation interventions. Dan and Michael kick-off their conversation by talking about the importance of transparency and accountability at both the national and sub-national levels in a variety of sectors. They also discuss the role that Covid-19 has played in the global transparency agenda and further, how it will be critical in the vaccine rollout and providing economic relief to those dealing with the consequences of the pandemic. This episode also features Michael and Dan discussing debt transparency and the future role the Biden Administration can play in international engagement. Finally, they discuss Michael’s upcoming objectives at the Transparency and Accountability Initiative and the importance of incorporating transparency into a variety of different agendas as the world transitions to a post-Covid-19 world and into the future.