India needs to follow a path akin to China’s to find answers to its job woes.
Students should know that a key part of the value of their undergraduate degree lies in taking advantage of all the opportunities for learning that universities offer.
Some of the scenarios are optimistic. but the one I think is most likely isn’t. It’s a return to the stagnant world we had before COVID.
The historical correlation between economic prosperity and increased life expectancy might suggest that growth is generally a good thing. However, other evidence points to the downside of growth.
Market expectations for rate cuts sooner rather than later have been dashed but some economies remain in danger of recession.
Cash transfers have emerged as an essential part of social protection systems globally, most recently during COVID lockdowns.
Society’s wealthiest are responsible for generating climate change – but who are these people, and why are their emissions so high?
The largest lake in the UK and Ireland has been blighted by toxic blue-green algae.
Economists do not have the analytical tools to properly measure the full value of a megaproject. Deciding on whether to pull the plug or not is always a political matter.
Far from finding an ‘ageing time bomb’, the report paints a picture of a society in which the ratio of working Australians to dependents is little changed, with climate change the only big concern.
In the Japanese workplace, women face discrimination, restrictive behaviour and appearance codes and a lower glass ceiling than elsewhere. Only a profound cultural shift will change that.
Degrowth will make the environmental crisis worse.
China is trying to revive its economy to reach pre-COVID heights but future growth rates might be closer to developed economies like the US and UK.
The Scottish economist dedicated his life’s work to understanding the consequences – moral, social and political – of capitalism. Both neoliberals and leftwingers claim his legacy.
Per person, gross domestic product shrank 0.2% in the three months to March, the most outside of a COVID downturn since 2016.
Canada is counting on immigrants to drive economic growth. Smaller urban communities can help take pressure off Canada’s most heavily populated regions by attracting and retaining newcomers.
Not only is degrowth is not the same as negative GDP growth, it is actually better for the planet.
Workplace absences, along with sales lost due to the cessation of brick-and-mortar retail shopping, airline travel and public gatherings, contributed the most.
The bank has set hares running by forecasting actual growth of the UK economy in 2023, while most other forecasters are more downbeat.
Why addressing inequality in ‘left-behind’ places requires more than ‘levelling up’.