The IMF sends its staff on two types of mission to member countries: to assess the state of the country’s macro economy or to assess the need for financial support.
With a recession seeming imminent, many Canadians are rightfully concerned about the state of their finances. Here are some ways you can be prepared for one.
The tax exemptions enjoyed by the UK’s charitable private schools are estimated to equate to 6% of England’s annual state school budget
A very low percentage of women are leaders in the field of finance. Gender equity will benefit both scholarship and Australia’s third-largest economic sector.
Environmental, social and governance investment funds claim to help save the planet and better society, but the reality is more complex.
In the absence of a clear plan for affording the high costs of decarbonisation, it’s time for the UK Treasury to tax fossil fuel companies.
Cryptocurrencies may be down, but they’re not out.
Many factors influence women’s underrepresentation in investment careers. One that isn’t often discussed: their concerns about ethics.
Machine learning is based on analysing huge data sets and finding patterns in them, yet isn’t used much in financial market decisions.
Research on the front lines of climate change highlights the need to address the mental health outcomes of extreme weather events.
New evidence from Somalia points to effective ways to deliver public services in conflict-affected and fragile contexts.
Has the summit delivered on its goals?
It isn’t just the effects of climate change that could destabilize the financial system, it’s also fossil fuel assets losing value. The good news is that central banks can fix it.
The Igbos, like most other indigenous groups, believe in maintaining a legacy of not just their language, but other values, including trans-generational business legacies.
Ghana remains heavily dependent on primary commodity exports for foreign exchange earnings.
It is near impossible to regulate currencies and financial services that were built to avoid regulation – but it is increasingly necessary
Many Americans have been unable to pay their electric bills during the COVID-19 pandemic, racking up billions of dollars in delinquent bills. Where will the money come from?
To secure a better future, small liberal arts colleges must focus on providing more opportunities for upward mobility, authors of a new book about the pandemic’s effect on the colleges say.
Slave traders transformed human lives into profit-bearing opportunities – just like modern finance.
The real story of the South Sea Bubble and what happened when it burst 300 years ago.