The problem of increasing plastic waste has been exacerbated by the pandemic, requiring better regulation and monitoring to solve.
Nigeria’s post COVID-19 economic recovery plan has resulted in only marginal improvements in economic growth, manufacturing and foreign direct investment.
The fine print shows its an inquiry into housing “supply”, but supply isn’t a particularly urgent problem.
An economist explains why defaulting on the national debt would result in economic crisis.
Job creation might well have slowed, but a deeper dive into employment data suggests the picture is actually pretty rosy.
Congress is working on a spending bill to avert another government shutdown. Scholars explain what’s in store if they fail.
Ghana is losing out the booming global cashew industry in terms
of job and revenue generations.
To non-economists, the World Bank ranking Nigeria fifth on the list of its top ten debtor countries is alarming. A deeper analysis shows there is no cause for concern.
‘Informal evictions’ in which landlords harass or pressure tenants out of their homes continued during the the pandemic and may have even seen an increase.
A legal scholar explains background on the ruling, what it means and who’s affected.
Central bankers are expected to discuss the racial income and wealth gaps during the virtual Jackson Hole retreat. But an economist argues that the Fed is not suited for addressing these issues.
In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
Green jobs are the way to avoid a decade of decline for towns dependent on airport employment.
The Indonesian government should consider opening its plan to the world by turning Bali into a “Zoom island”.
People living in English seaside towns often suffer from higher levels of heart disease and stroke.
Voters are punishing the Coalition, and particularly Prime Minister Scott Morrison, for the vaccine debacle, but they may yet be saved by a strong economy.
The pandemic has driven news platforms to shift towards paying for content faster than they planned.
We need more research and research capacity that’s better suited to current housing challenges. We must inform housing providers and policy-makers to provide solutions and evaluate those solutions.
Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire’s best option is to control and restrict supply instead of simply adding a price premium.
Nigeria needs more industrial production, foreign and domestic investment, not just handouts.