A new kind of asset fund could reduce the high barriers to entry to financial investment for women and minorities.
Responsibility for climate protection falls especially on those who own or run businesses. Many firms have accepted and are acting on this - and that should give us hope.
Greater boardroom representation is only the beginning – catering properly to women customers could completely transform the financial sector.
In order to maintain their independence in WWII, neutrals had to make up for their relative military weakness by offering economic concessions to the belligerents.
According to researchers, real interest rates would have fallen much further in the last half-century if governments had not expanded social insurance programs and taken on more debt.
The escalating tariffs are having a mounting impact on global trade volumes, industrial production, capital formation and the tactic of relying exclusively on barriers to trade and protec...
The global and historical experience with public banking suggests that, just as in the private sector, some public banks will achieve most of their goals most of the time, while others wi...
Coming from the role as chief of the IMF, Christine Lagarde excelled at emphasising the economic implications of gender bias and climate change. Now her challenge is to avoid a second dec...
As children protest to safeguard their future, companies and governments must take concrete action
Large insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters in the past two years are set to push up reinsurance renewal rates.
Climate change means African countries are facing a double storm: an increased risk of extreme weather events and a large shortfall in insurance coverage, which means too much of the fina...
Natural disasters destroy lives and property and have large and lasting effects on economies by reducing production and increasing debt burdens.
In an age of megacities and extreme storms, a leader from the insurance industry writes about how we can adapt.
If financial conditions remain easy for too long, vulnerabilities will continue to build, and the odds of a sharp drop in economic growth at some later point will be higher.
Dismantling and decontamination from the Fukushima nuclear disaster will take several decades. For many in Japan, the disaster is seen as having launched a renaissance.