The 20 largest OECD countries alone have a US$78 trillion shortfall in their pensions obligations.
Companies are flush with cash and profits and soon will have even more once the tax cut takes effect. So they can afford to be good again.
The governor of South Africa's Reserve Bank has been appointed to chair an important IMF committee. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa stand to benefit.
From an Australian perspective, shifting power in the Indo-Pacific will be of primary importance in 2018 and beyond.
Discussions around inequality have lacked hard data – until now. A new report shows inequality levels across the globe.
From ‘holiday isle’ to ‘tax haven’: the Isle of Man is no paradise for locals.
The morality of tax avoidance becomes problematic when it is aggressively pursued through creative schemes.
The chair of the Federal Reserve is often considered the world's 'second-most-powerful person.' So who is Jerome Powell and why does it matter that he may soon head the Fed?
The 2007-08 financial crisis affected the world's advanced economies in profound ways and the ripple effects continue to today.
Research with call centre workers shows mis-selling is an entrenched and accepted feature of financial sales.
The finance industry has developed a powerful set of tools over the years, which could be used to improve well-being and solve our environmental problems.
Blockchain technology is familiar to us in the form of digital currency bitcoin. And if it makes it way to the mainstream, could it change the way the world does business forever?
Differences in attitudes toward globalisation makes cooperation between the world's leading economies extremely difficult.
There's good news from manufacturers around the world, and this should feed into economic growth.
Traditional economists cannot quantify or measure the effect of white male privilege in facilitating business dealings or obtaining employment in emerging market economies.
Yes, Brexit is really happening, and what comes next could determine whether we see another global financial crisis.
Increasing inequality, environmental degradation, financial instability – it's clear the current system is broken.
The largest economy on the planet is quickly moving to a protectionist stance in its international trade.
It is a puzzle as to why businesses are reasonably confident but not willing to invest.