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?
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win the Nobel Prize for Economics 'for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty'.
Sometimes birthdays are best let pass quietly. The Liberals are finding the 75th anniversary of their founding another unfortunate occasion for the blood sport they thought they'd put behind them.
There are studies showing that farmers can have economic benefits from palm oil. However, they can also be impoverished by the commodity.
As deforestation rates in Brazil rise, it's worth asking whether the country can repeat the successes of the last decade. Current trends don't bode well.
Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" decision to relocate the country's capital is seen as an effort to shift economic activity and address infrastructure gaps outside of Java and Sumatra.
Populism is on the rise in countries where inequality has been fairly stable over time, as well as countries where inequality has grown.
Recent scandals involve economic development programs in New Jersey and Maryland highlight their many flaws, including a lack of oversight and their ineffectiveness.
In Narendra Modi, India has found a development messiah.
As India grapples with boosting the number of jobs available to people, it must ensure it does not leave women behind.
This is a transcript of part 6 of India Tomorrow, focusing on India's huge population of young people.
Regional authorities require real teeth to protect their towns from big shocks like factory closures.
Buhari’s handling of the economy has been somewhere between poor and appalling. But the same could be said of past administrations.
There is a plethora of highly troubling issues facing the global economy that are caused, in part, by globalisation.
Sovereign access to the Pacific would bring Bolivia significant economic benefits.
Mexico made internet connectivity a constitutional right in 2013, but most poor people still aren't online. Research shows that internet access would give these residents more economic mobility.