New research looks at the impact of productivity loss in contact-intensive industries on US GDP during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The economic recovery from COVID-19 has seen a jump in inflation in advanced and emerging market economies, driven by a number of factors.
The worsening impacts of climate change have spurred calls for the sort of macroeconomic crisis measures deployed during COVID-19 to become more permanent.
A plan brokered by the OECD has been announced for countries accounting for 90% of the global economy to set a minimum corporate tax rate of 15% across the world.
Global trade drives the world economy, but it is subject to constant change from economic, political and environmental forces.
2020 saw the largest single-year surge in global debt since at least 1970, as a result of the global pandemic. So, what can policymakers do?
An estimated 90% of the world’s goods are transported by sea, with the average size of a container ship doubling in the past 20 years, some capable of hauling 24,000 containers.
Evergrande debt is now over $305 billion. The world’s most indebted real estate company, is on the brink of collapse and the news sent global markets tumbling.
New research suggests that recent financial innovations have been driven by companies outside of finance - with US tech firms a large driver of change.
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.
A new model uses smartphone data to analyse the spatial variation in the economic activity of the Greater Tokyo metropolitan area.
A recent Ipsos survey has measured support for globalization and trade in 25 countries around the world. Most people think trade is a good thing, but support for globalization has waned.
New IMF research shows the potential of public infrastructure spending to create jobs and how the impact varies in different country income groups.
COVID-19 is worsening the challenges of conflict states — countries in cycles of low administrative capacity, political instability, conflict, and weak economic performance.
A new Bank of England analysis looks at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on global trade - showing a particular hit to trade in services in 2020.