After 40 years living under a federal law that denied Maine’s Wabanaki Nations the ability to govern themselves, the tribes have been left out of the prosperity other tribes have attained.
Community wealth building is a direct response to extractive policies and aims to build an economy on the principles of local ownership and control of assets.
Are studies right that expanded access to off-grid solar products has driven economic development in Africa?
Street traders in South Africa play a significant role in the country’s economic and social development and deserve to be protected in terms of the Constitution.
Opportunities for social mobility, rather than simply economic incentives, have generated emigration from China to countries like Ghana.
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?
As President Biden signs the bipartisan infrastructure bill, it’s important to determine which road, freight and information networks are the most vital to protect.
The 2021 election will define for citizens important aspects of South Africa’s political future. What is the governing ANC’s future, and what was the impact of President Ramaphosa on this election?
The important developmental role that intermediate city municipalities can play in creating employment and stimulating growth suggests they should be prioritised.
The infrastructure and levels of deprivation in poorer countries have prevented them from benefiting from containment measures as much as richer nations.
If China’s economy recovers from the pandemic, its authoritarian political system could become even more influential around the world.
GDP only measures economic growth – not inequality, poverty or unpaid work like elder care. So researchers in the Netherlands developed a new way for governments to see how people are actually doing.
Industrialisation was key to long-term economic growth in the west and Asia. After years of going in the wrong direction, new research suggests that many African countries have seen a turnaround.
Agreements between the EU and its partner countries for fishing rights could be a great vehicle to push sustainability but more must be done before we can say they are doing that.
Urat village is one of Indonesia’s many potential for rural tourism. However, study finds that indigenous people still feels left out to develop their own tourism business in their own areas.
Hip food offerings can signal that a neighborhood is gentrifying – especially when they repackage traditional foods for wealthy white eaters.
The SNP administration has adopted a fashionable so-called ‘mission-oriented’ approach for its flagship economic development plan, but it looks a lot like mission impossible.
If South Africa focuses on getting more PhDs, universities will also increase other graduates in the pipeline.
Economic and political trends are driving a shift away from coal. What kind of assistance do coal workers and communities need?
Yerba mate is a wildly popular South American tea with a growing global market. Can this ‘superfood’ save Paraguay’s tropical forests, too?