With Russia poised to launch cyberattacks on US targets, many local governments find themselves without the staff or resources to even recognize when they’re under attack.
Properly engaged and monitored, Nigeria’s private sector can do more in COVID vaccination exercise.
‘Contracting out’ government functions for delivery by the private sector has become the standard way of doing things across all levels of government in Australia.
There’s a growing push among businesses, including the finance sector, to protect the climate and nature.
While new Indian agricultural reforms are ostensibly aimed at empowering farmers, there are fears they will have the opposite effect. Here’s why.
Service workers are some of the most at risk of both the coronavirus and financial woes.
There’s a lot of evidence to suggest South Africa should grow its impact investment market.
The Trump administration is preparing to shift billions in veterans’ health care spending to private providers. Research suggests privatizing essential services comes with a social cost.
The private-sector plays an increasing role helping agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa adapt to a changing climate.
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.’
The evidence shows that PFI is always more costly relative to its publicly funded alternative – and by as much as 40% in some cases.
Public sector corruption is a major challenge to doing business in Africa and players are mostly ill-equipped to deal with it. Business schools can teach the skills to tackle it.
Mechanisation of agricultural activity can help many African countries unlock underutilised agricultural potential. But there are serious obstacles which must be removed.
A dubious deal with the Trumps has sparked criticism of the World Bank, but attention should be focused elsewhere.
The ministerial task team’s report presents a jaundiced view of an important organisation that’s opened the doors of higher education to many who would otherwise have been closed out.
Trump has promised to abolish Obama’s Clean Power Plan and back out of the Paris climate accord. But business could become a key firewall that won’t let Obama’s sustainability legacy die.
The Australian government should look to the private sector to fund, develop and run more urban rail projects.
Australia produces thousands of PhD graduates every year but many will find it hard to secure a university career. So we should do more to help them consider a career outside of academia.
Professors in dynamic tech fields won’t stay in academia for three or four decades. The best scientists in the world should have the freedom to pursue their careers as they choose.
The budget showed some sense of urgency but still fell short on implementation plans. There should have been more, particularly details on cost-cutting initiatives.