In democratic contexts, getting women into work empowers them. In autocracies like Ethiopia’s, this doesn’t hold. We found out why.
Buyers are avoiding Russian oil in response to the war in Ukraine. Can smaller producers leverage this moment to strike favorable deals with big oil companies?
The world’s largest energy companies are used to doing business in risky places with difficult partners. But with war in Ukraine, preserving their reputations outweighs profits.
The cooperation should strengthen institutions and rally private entities to fund public projects.
former ASIO head David Irvine on the cyber threats Australia faces.
Michelle Grattan discusses cyber security with former chairman of the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, David Irvine
Australia will be in the box seat for foreign investment, with or without a company tax cut.
Higher education institutions have started challenging the role of states as the dominant force in attracting foreign investment – particularly in terms of human talents and technological resources.
While much attention was on the US this week, there was also an official acknowledgment that Australia is in recession, and a controversial HomeBuilder program to boost the economy.
Under a new national security test the foreign investment review board will have to be notified by foreign investors hoping to secure a ‘sensitive national security business.
The fallout for President Trump from his conversation with Ukrainian President Zelenskiy was swift and harsh. The consequences for Zelenskiy and his country could also be serious.
Foreign universities can provide quality education while also opening avenues for global research. However, initiatives must be put in place to make sure they are accessible to all Indonesians.
Most of Australia’s biggest companies are majority-owned by US investors. This concentration of overt foreign influence should concern us.
Investors favoured Muhammadu Buhari’s opponent, Atiku Abubakar. So what are the Nigerian president’s economic priorities?
Cuban exiles in the US may soon be able to sue companies that use property seized from them in the Cuban revolution. If Trump moves to allow that, it could slow economic development in Cuba.
Hong Kong’s CKI taking over Australian infrastructure company APA Group has been ruled against the national interest. That’s rare, but not a huge deal.
The build-up of foreign armed forces does not bode well for the citizens of Niger.
In the footsteps of US foriegn policy blunders, China is making friends and influencing people in Latin America.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Is Canada ready for a scenario where the North American Free Trade Agreement is scrapped? The tense negotiations with the United States are a chance for Canada to diversify its trade partnerships.
Interviews with Chinese executives confirm the political debate about China is creating feelings of being unwelcome and apprehensive about investing in Australia.