When the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative was first announced by President Xi of China in late 2013, few could have envisaged the grandeur and ambition that it would entail. It has sinc...
For Africa, the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the trend of “islandization” both offer opportunities for growth.
After almost two decades of robust growth, there has been a sharp deceleration in economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa. What will change this trend?
How can the infrastructure required to digitize finance and expand the use of electronic payments in Africa help to build more inclusive economies?
Advanced energy is a $1.4 trillion industry globally. Here’s what’s driving its growth.
Find out how land value, worker unions and something called the 'Alaska model' could put humanity back on course to shared prosperity.
Not since the 1950s have nuclear power and national passion converged in such a high-stakes showdown. We take a look at some lessons from history.
Greece's creditors won't provide debt relief without assurance that it can balance the books. Greece won't pass economic reforms without debt relief. Time for both parties to meet in the ...
A survey of 16 countries by Pew asks which is the world's leading economic power.
These are the 18 cheapest citites in the world according to a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit
Ryan Avent at Medium comments on the productivity paradox and Paul Krugman follows up with a simple model to illustrate the economic arguments in Robot Geometry.
As Angela Merkel meets President Donald Trump in Washington, we tackle one of the key battleground questions: does Europe pay its share towards global security?
A new ranking from the International Monetary Fund, ranks the wealthiest countries in the world.
A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.
Research examines how economic and technological developments have changed population distribution.