China posted its lowest annual GDP growth since 1990 – at 6.9% – but it's not cause for undue concern.
The credit-ratings agencies are already circling to cut the UK's grade if it votes to leave the EU. Here's how their calculations work, and what we should do about it.
China's population policy shift has some worried – and at the heart of it is a philosophical dilemma.
Funding for South African higher education is inadequate considering past inequalities. Even more alarming is the fact that plans for research development and innovation in science remain elusive.
We have all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
Ignore the gloom around prospects for emerging markets. There are diamonds in the rough.
The widely accepted concept of economic prosperity - GDP - increasingly fails to measure human well-being.
One of the experts behind the ONS' well-being project explains why it's so important for the government to know how you're feeling.
If the continent is to grasp the science and technology revolution, then governments should take the lead in both policy formulation and implementation.
A new Tory government, but true-blue business owners might be feeling short-changed.
Investing in science, technology and innovation can help give Nigeria a positive lift in many sectors of the economy.
A living wage grabs the headlines, but sluggish productivity is a harder nut to crack than that.
An economic recovery underpinned by household debt is storing up problems for an ideological chancellor.
The amount our workers produce has been stagnant for a while now, but there is a boost to be had in increasing labour force involvement in their jobs and the business.
Data analysed from 32 countries shows women make a huge economic contribution that often goes unrecognised (and unpaid).
A budget speech that fails to discuss basic measures of how the economy going is revealing in itself. Joe Hockey is the first treasurer since at least 1981 not to mention GDP.
In the latest in our Budget Explainer series, Mark Crosby explains debt and deficit and where Australia stands.
The key economic indicators to look out for on budget night.
While Conservative pundits wonder why high scores for economic competence aren't boosting poll numbers, some clues might lie away from financial measures.
Australia's federal government wants to boost 'energy productivity' by 40% by 2030. A good idea, but the plan needs to cut energy use, not just deliver more economic bang for the energy buck.