Austerity policies cut Britain's brief recovery from the financial short and brought recession, stagnation and growing poverty.
Can happiness really be mapped?
House prices in London fell by 0.6% in June after years of high growth.
Governments can't undo the technological changes behind frozen wages and rising inequality. The best policy is to invest in education and training to give workers skills of value in the new economy.
News that Australian CEO pay has soared to a 17-year high at a time when ordinary workers' wages are flatlining is ultimately bad news for economic growth and prosperity.
Some estimates say the World Cup will bring a £1.6 billion boost to the UK economy. Do they stack up?
Societies that are happier than others would be reflecting more confidence and trust in their institutions and economic systems.
Talk of the post-industrial society is mostly hype without evidence.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.
The positive energy that's greeted the new South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will turn to protest if economic challenges are not addressed quickly.
Politicians and economists call for emissions cuts while also embracing free trade – they can't have it both ways.
To reap the benefits of strong business investment without a costly tax giveaway, Australia must continue to play to its strengths.
The Reserve Bank is clinging to sunny GDP forecasts, but stubbornly low inflation and low wage growth mean even these look weak.
Trapped in low growth trajectory, South Africa needs to boost small business development.
South Africa needs a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive.
Earth has limited resources, so we can't keep using them up. We need to look post-growth.
South Africa's idea of radical economic transformation is missing a critical element.
While many market observers blame the growing threat of inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be concerns that the economy is about to slow.
President Jacob Zuma shouldn't be allowed to detract from the momentum that Cyril Ramaphosa, the new president of the ruling ANC, has started to build.
The lost incentives to give are likely to make a bigger difference than the small uptick in economic growth expected from the new law.