A coalition of leading firms have co-created a comprehensive corporate system to highlight the need for an aligned and consistent ESG reporting system.
New business applications in the United States fell during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but by summer 2020 they'd recovered to historic highs.
New research suggests that recent financial innovations have been driven by companies outside of finance - with US tech firms a large driver of change.
Research shows that over the last decade, global economic losses from extreme weather events have grown more costly.
Two experts have examined the macroeconomic effects of global food commodity price increases that are caused by global harvest and weather disruptions.
El Salvador has become the first country to make bitcoin legal tender. Economist Jay L Zagorsky explains what it will mean for other cryptocurrencies.
While technology can drive economic and social change on an epic scale, we must also make sure no one is left behind by these leaps forward. Here's how
Despite retail investors being interested in sustainability, few are investing money with this in mind. We examine a solution to encourage participation.
The gig economy has expanded from musicians and artists into wider areas, such as Uber and Airbnb; here are some common challenges that workers face.
The IMF has complied a summer reading list, including the titles Angrynomics by Eric Longeman and Mark Blyth and What We Owe Each Other by Minouche Shafik.
New IMF research shows the potential of public infrastructure spending to create jobs and how the impact varies in different country income groups.
Disparities in vaccine access and policy support in different countries is creating a divide between more advanced economies and less advanced economies.
COVID-19 is worsening the challenges of conflict states — countries in cycles of low administrative capacity, political instability, conflict, and weak economic performance.
Technology fuels productivity growth but tight labour markets provide the spark. Governments must see such market conditions as a risk and an opportunity.
Sooner or later, AI-economist machines will replace human economists in many areas. AI bias in economic policymaking can be reduced but will be unavoidable.