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.
An announcement of new sites by the UNESCO committee has shown that Italy now has 58 world heritage locations placing it ahead of China.
New research looks at the historical impact of pandemics on long-term inflation, with two economists exploring what it means for the COVID-19 pandemic.
A survey of CFOs shows they're optimistic about the prospects for the US economy this year. However, concerns about labour availability and costs remain.
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?