New research finds higher property prices are associated with higher household income and spending inequality.
Economic models suggest that South Africa's GDP would fall, inequality would deepen and unemployment would rise if university graduates don't enter the labour market in 2017.
The lack of service integration and the paucity of welfare services make poor people's task of caring for their familes much harder. A small monthly cash transfer can’t solve all their challenges.
More developing countries are getting out of bilateral investment treaties that favour investors, seeking a framework that allows host states to regulate investment in line with their public policies.
Developing countries, specifically in sub-Saharan Africa, are urbanising without industrialising, a trajectory that leaves them with relatively higher poverty rates and share of slums.