Regional authorities require real teeth to protect their towns from big shocks like factory closures.
South Africa's finance minister delivered a budget that tried to balance serving the public interest, while maintaining the stability of public finances.
Developing country governments need to give attention to the risks associated with new technologies and develop context-specific responses.
The rise of robots and new technology threatens to take over many jobs, but just how many is still up for debate.
Many large scale organisational changes end up as failures most of the time employers are blamed for being resistant to change. This may be convenient, but it doesn't deal with the real issues.
The US has already tried to save a steel industry, and its undercooked response holds some valuable lessons.
Why the British steel crisis needs strategic government intervention to give the industry a chance of survival.