Amid further strain on public funding, we ask: What’s the future of the welfare state in developed and developing nations?
University staff to walk out for three days in what may be the largest ever in the higher education sector.
The strength of the government and public support can make a crucial difference.
Over the course of a career and retirement, gender pay gaps lead to a difference of roughly half-a-million dollars for women professors relative to their male counterparts.
As Zimbabwe heads for 2023 presidential elections, there are key things voters should watch out for in the social protection promises made by candidates.
Experts on poverty in Britain explain how destitution affects different groups of people and aspects of life.
Savings are up, but inequality remains rife.
Depending on circumstances, it may be time to re-think the bias to paying down housing debt over wealth accumulation in super. At least to do the sums, so you can make an informed choice.
Saving for the future is an expense we have to budget for.
Men save more for retirement than women, but it has been changing over time.
The chancellor’s spending review and what it means for you.
How to ensure your savings, as well as your everyday consumption, are sustainable.
Investors who care about the environment are better off holding shares in and exercising their influence over fossil fuel companies.
The fact that so many Canadian pension funds are tied to oil and gas companies is a deeply structural form of racialized oppression and a denial of Indigenous rights.
French rail transport is grinding to a halt. Teachers, truck drivers, lawyers and judges are also threatening to strike indefinitely.
Should students get refunds during strike action? An education economist gives his thoughts.
Economic and political trends are driving a shift away from coal. What kind of assistance do coal workers and communities need?
That’s to meet your basic needs and have a little leftover for fun.
It’s evident from research that while health influences economic well-being, the inverse is also true, economic well-being influences health.
The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.