With the unemployment rate at about the lowest level in almost 50 years, how much lower could it go? An economist explains.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
It's when times are good that the seeds of the next financial crisis are sown.
South Africans debating the zero rating of certain products for VAT purposes must realise it isn't a panacea for poor people and should be accompanied by other policies.
We are doing well, but our economic report card is mixed.
Indonesia under President Joko Widodo seems to be on the right track in reducing inequality.
The recent Rokan block deal signals a shift to a more nationalist agenda, but Indonesia's government is still pursuing other more outward-looking economic policies.
Whoever ends up the Liberal prime minister will need to articulate a more coherent economic policy to help everyday Australians.
Venezuela recently devalued its bolivar by 95 percent to tame rabid hyperinflation that has been sending prices on everyday goods through the roof. If history is a guide, it won't work.
In the information age, advertising is no longer needed to inform consumers.That means its primary role is to manipulate.
Global travelers are being increasingly asked if they want to pay for local purchases in terms of their home country currency. Here's why you should resist the strong temptation to do so.
Kenya's heavy debt burden is worrisome and could damage its economy in the long-term.
The Trump administration's promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
The free movement of people between African countries could facilitate economic development.
While the hurricanes last year dealt devastating blows to Puerto Rico, its challenges predate the storms and continue on today. They also offer new opportunities.
Muhammad bin Salman is set on transforming the oil-rich kingdom into a modern, economically diverse superpower. It won't be easy.
Trump has started a trade war with China and much of the world. Here's what you need to know.
China turned inward during the Industrial Revolution after being a economic powerhouse for thousands of years. There are lessons about the dangers of Donald Trump's isolationism in Chinese history.
The government's plan released by Treasurer Scott Morrison on Thursday, would ensure the fiscal capacity of all states and territories was "at least the equal of NSW or Victoria, whichever is higher".
The president says immigration is bad for the US economy. Economists disagree.