South Africa must benchmark its education policies against high-income countries, if it wants to become one, and not measure its performance against its peers.
If there is one lesson from history, it is that the economy will pick up again.
Bappenas conducted a simulation to predict how COVID-19 will impact poverty in Indonesia. Without intervention, the pandemic will drag at least 3.6 million Indonesians into poverty by the end of 2020.
The South African government should be spending more, not less, to boost economic growth and create jobs.
South Africa must develop a comprehensive health and economic strategy if it is to stop the COVID-19 pandemic without causing long term socio-economic damage.
Respondents wanted to look after older generations more than they wanted to focus on post-crisis growth.
With a deepening climate crisis, unprecedented biodiversity loss and widespread inequality, it's pertinent to question if indefinite GDP growth will deliver true and long-lasting prosperity.
With skill and support where needed, the government can get us through this, but it'll be the biggest challenge since the global financial crisis.
As the human costs of the Covid-19 virus epidemic continue to rise, the virus is also taking its toll on global economy, with disrupted supply chains across a wide variety of industries.
The Conversation's 2020 economic survey points to a dismal year, with no progress on many of the key measures that matter for Australians and an increase in the unemployment rate.
A revolution in ownership must be at the heart of a Green New Deal.
Economic growth is a red herring if economies can't stop themselves shrinking more and more.
A fairer, greener and more prosperous Australia is possible – so long as political leaders don't focus just on economic growth.
Climate journalism can play an important role in painting the picture of a post-carbon economy. It should start by encouraging collective action and a sense of empowerment for everyday people.
Contrary to popular belief, entrepreneurship has been on a worryingly downward trend since the 1980s – here's why.
Economic growth and climate change are related. It is time to question the economics and foster discussions about the hard decisions we must make.
Services have not featured strongly in the economic strategies of developing countries. However, South Africa's recently published economic reform proposals point to a greater role for services.
The Australian government's approach to economic growth is strictly conventional, and may be leading to the wrong policies.
Are our brains wired to favour growth over environmentally rational decisions?
Economic growth created the climate crisis and continues to fuel it – 'green' growth is no solution.