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The US spent $213 billion paying interest on the national debt in the fourth quarter of 2022 as the Fed jacked up borrowing costs at an unprecedented pace.
The rising cost of living doesn’t hit all Americans equally. Yet the benchmark figure for charting the rising cost of living excludes people in rural areas.
Tobin’s q is perhaps the most used indicator in economic sciences. Economists use this indicator to identify growth prospects of firms and economies. But they may be interpreting it incorrectly.
Ghana’s finance ministry is struggling to build consensus on the country’s debt burden.
For the first time since 1961, deaths in China have outpaced births – and unlike that one-year decline, the downward trend is likely to continue.
For a country that aspires to reduce bureaucracy and liberalise its financial sector, currency redesign and cash withdrawal limits can only be counter-intuitive.
A drop in gas prices helped tame inflation in December 2022. But grocery prices and housing costs continued to rise.
The coming copper boom presents Zambia with an extraordinary opportunity – not only to enable mining profits, but to power inclusive growth.
From the economic perspective, the year 2022 will be remembered, by many Nigerians, as a time of dashed hopes and disappointments.
Consensus is the first step towards solving problems - but it’s been hard to reach.
The cost of borrowing for a home has fallen in recent months, despite repeated increases of the benchmark interest rate. An economist explains the seeming paradox.
Large scale infrastructure projects like ports represent more than just financial investments.
Through articles written by academic experts in the course of the year, The Conversation Africa takes a look back at Ghana in 2022.
Usually when jobs and wages are rising, it’s a good thing, but right now they may signal higher odds of a nasty recession – and Americans aren’t ready for it.
Jiang oversaw China’s reemergence on the global stage, and sustained growth at home. But his policies also set the scene for excess and the growth of President Xi Jinping.
Start high, drop fast and avoid the free-riders: How to design subsidies that can boost clean energy in the US and elsewhere.
Natural gas projects in Africa might help reduce supply shortages temporarily, but they could soon become stranded assets.