Arming young people with financial capabilities does improve their employment prospects, but how exactly is still not clear. One possibility is that financial literacy boosts their confidence
Inequality persists in post-apartheid South Africa, reflecting the distribution of power. Reversing this will require changing the social processes and relations that underpin it.
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.
Modi has had mixed successes in delivering on big promises to transform India's economy.
President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and appears intent on nominating political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
As India grapples with boosting the number of jobs available to people, it must ensure it does not leave women behind.
With all Boeing 737 MAX planes now grounded, airlines could be losing close to US$60m a day.
When it comes to giant pandas, politics, economics and international diplomacy often eclipse conservation considerations.
The CEO of a Canadian cryptocurrency company died recently, and took his passwords with him, leaving his clients high and dry. The debacle illustrates again that cryptocurrencies should be regulated.
There's a strong case to ban gambling as it's rapidly becoming a public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa.
The EU and Japan's economies together account for about a third of global GDP.