The 2008 financial crisis exposed major gaps in central banks' operations. New features like quantitative easing have since emerged.
It would be better to proactively restructure South Africa's electricity sector to spur innovation and investment and reduce costs before another crisis hits and further derails the economy.
A row between South Africa's finance minister and the country's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations has prompted academics to pen an open letter asking President Jacob Zuma to intervene.
Increased development is always unsustainable, so let's stop kidding ourselves.
Uber did everything right in China. That's where it really went wrong and why it should serve as a cautionary tale for Western CEOs looking for growth in China.
How the new chancellor must do to mitigate the economic effects of Brexit.
What are the key policy challenges facing the new Turnbull government in terms of economic growth and budgets, cities, transport, energy, school education, higher education and health?
The government should consider five options to increase economic growth.
Education does help to grow the economy, but research highlights some severe limitations.
Trade Minister Steven Ciobo told Q&A viewers that Australia has had 25 years of continuous economic growth, and is the only country in the world with a period of growth that long. Is that true?
The G7's limited membership of like-minded countries gives it significant power to bring about meaningful economic growth.
Treasury is standing by the assumptions made in the federal budget.
Pro-infrastructure and pro-enterprise, the newly-elected mayor has the policies to keep London a global financial centre.
Budget repair was put off till later, and the net impact of decisions in the budget was small, but it will be easier to defend in the coming election campaign than some other recent efforts.
Some believe children who are first-generation learners with illiterate parents are not capable of greatness. But some of the cleverest, most committed and most creative children come from slum areas.
The global economy is already unsustainable – let alone if it gets bigger.
Moves to measure country progress in other ways to GDP are on the rise. Here's how happiness researchers are changing the game.
Inequality is now centre-stage in policy debate.
Nigeria's economy is indeed under severe strain but sub-Saharn Africa's most populus nation won't solve its economic problems via an emergency national confab.
Economic growth is a necessary condition for development. But it can only pass the sufficient condition test if growth translates into high-earning jobs. Ghana's recent history illustrates this.