It has consequences for everything from voting rights at the IMF to international borrowing costs.
African governments must engage rating agencies better, providing them and investors with credible economic data, and regularly address all concerns being raised.
Businesses need to develop their cyber-resiliency by examining their business practices, and stopping, continuing or starting cybersecurity measures.
As countries get ready to re-open their economies, will there be a post-pandemic recovery? History and current economic models suggest those looking for a quick rebound will be disappointed.
The government collects reams of economic data that are vital to the functioning of companies, policymakers and even families.
Although Puerto Ricans are American citizens, what happens on the island tends to stay there, at least in terms of economic data.
The low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women's participation in the social network of informal collaboration.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is stuck, according to the economic evidence, it has to raise rates but it also should cut.
A comparison of 36 Australian cities finds that, unlike Europe, the data on their creativity and culture are not closely linked to their capacity to generate economic value and social well-being.
There's good news from manufacturers around the world, and this should feed into economic growth.