Alleviating poverty without degrading the environment and cultural values remains a significant global challenge.
These are the 10 most densely populated cities in the world.
Pew research looks at some of the key questions about US immigration.
Hong Kong ageing population and gender imbalance could see it become the next "demographic timebomb."
These facts and figures about Africa’s emerging success story might surprise you.
A decade after the Great Financial Crisis, global growth is finally returning to its 3.5% post-1980 trend.
A slump in commodity prices eroded economic growth in many African countries from 2014, but a new economic index suggests Africa may be set to rise again.
Forecasting population growth or decline is tricky, but German policymakers need to consider the impact of changing demographics on economic growth.
Digital transformation is a powerful tool for companies and societies. But the divergence of Africa’s economies means the region faces additional challenges when it comes to embracing the...
Kemal Derviş looks at the predictions for global growth this year, and argues that in the long-term the global economy needs structural change.
A new NBER paper looks at income inequality in the US, and assesses the differences between capital and labour income.
Although headlines have suggested that protectionism will succeed, it's unlikely to take hold, argues Daniel Gros.
Start-ups do very little to boost economies unless they grow, research shows. Policy-makers should instead focus on helping existing companies expand.
Economic growth need not come at the cost of human interest, says a new World Economic Forum report.
A study from Brunswick asked participants if they think children will be better or worse off financially than them at the same age.