Catherine Schenk, Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Oxford, looks at the role of history in informing policy responses.
Sida and UNCDF are working with regulators to harmonise different rules governing remittances and to create coherent frameworks to support this finance.
The global economy is set to expand 5.6% in 2021, but the recovery is uneven and this figure largely reflects sharp rebounds in some major economies.
Unemployment remains high – but some sectors with the most jobs lost now can’t find enough workers. How do we solve this paradox in the post-COVID economy?
Human capital is the next big investment space and will underpin sustainable economic growth in the years to come.
World Bank data has shown that global remittances are expected to total $702 billion in 2020, which is a decrease from the $719 billion recorded in 2019.
In open and democratic countries, social unrest events have a negligible impact on stock markets. The same can't be said for more authoritarian regimes.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership could come into force next January. Deborah Elms, Executive Director of the Asian Trade Centre, explains why it’s a big deal.
Analysis from the McKinsey Global Institute looks at eight economic sectors to uncover the key conditions for a sustained economic recovery from COVID-19.
What did the late economist John Williamson mean by the 'Washington Consensus' – and where do we go from here as we build back better after the pandemic?
Brazil, Indonesia, Madagascar and Colombia are the most likely places to find new types of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, according to a Yale University study.
A new IMF paper shows the financial support needed for low-income countries in their recovery from the pandemic, with billions needed now and in the future.
The International Monetary Fund's latest World Economic Outlook forecasts global growth of 6% this year - an upgrade on January's figure.
The Suez Canal runs for 190km connecting Asia and Europe, making it one of the most significant waterways for global trade.
The OECD predicts global GDP will grow by 5.6% this year, and continue the recovery with 4% growth in 2022, but it depends on effective vaccination roll-out.