The digital economy has meant that one firm, or a small number of firms have captured an increasingly large market share.
Africa should set a goal to achieve a cashless society, according to Carl Manlan, Chief Operating Officer of the Ecobank Foundation.
The Heckscher-Ohlin (H-O) model of international trade – developed at the Stockholm School of Economics in the 1930s – clearly predicted today’s middle-class discontent bellowing at the b...
What you need to know about Sukuks and why are they proving so attractive to investors outside the Islamic world.
People in poverty can also benefit from blockchain technology.
Yves Mersch, member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, argues that Europe does not have a future as a cashless society.
To bolster long-term economic growth, business investment will have to increase.
The first tech unicorn to come out of Africa, Africa Internet Group (AIG), is causing a stir.
Here’s a quick overview of a year’s worth of news about blockchains, databases that essentially make records more verifiable and permanent.
Global business leaders representing companies with US$4.9 trillion in assets under management and US$700 billion in revenue have joined together to urge G20 governments to formally accep...
If we work towards an economy that functions for everyone, it functions for us.
Infrastructure lies at the heart of the relationship between government and citizens, and when provision is good, there are sizable social dividends. Consider a mother in Texas bringing h...
After a year of political upheavals, the economic outlook is likely to be full of surprises, writes economist Nariman Behravesh
Eric Mu, who runs a bitcoin mine in the mountains of Sichuan, explains his interest in the currency.