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Kristalina Georgieva, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, speaking in Senegal in 2019. Photo by Seyllou/AFP via Getty Images

When the IMF comes to town: why they visit and what to watch out for

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.
Why have women lagged behind in finance, while their numbers grow in other professions? MoMo Productions/DigitalVision via Getty Images

How to reduce investing’s gender gap: try talking about ethics

Many factors influence women’s underrepresentation in investment careers. One that isn’t often discussed: their concerns about ethics.
All 197 countries represented at COP26 signed the pact. Robert Perry/EPA

COP26: experts react to the UN climate summit and Glasgow Pact

Has the summit delivered on its goals?
Both climate change and policies to prevent it can rattle the economy. Citizen of the Planet/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

The next big financial crisis could be triggered by climate change – but central banks can prevent it

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.
Computer village, Lagos, is one of those places where Igbo entrepreneurship is practiced and passed on to the next generation. Photo by Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images

Lessons from Igbo trans-generational entrepreneurship: why it matters

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.

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