Lisa Witter, founder of new ideas-sharing platform Apolitical, explains why technology can only provide half the solution for government initiatives of the future.
The welfare state is taking steps to maintain a healthy labour market and strong social dialogue in the face of disruptive technological change.
In the fifth largest economy on the planet, 14 million people are living in poverty. United Nations rapporteur Philip Alston has delivered his verdict on wealth inequality in the UK.
Global projections for 2050 are mind-boggling: 1.6 billion people aged 65 and over and a $400 trillion retirement savings gap. Our elderly population deserves better than that.
Many European countries are revisiting how best to finance long-term care, balancing financial sustainability and the economic welfare of households. Using examples of Spain and Scotland,...
Through technology and public-private partnerships, it is now possible for both emerging and developed countries to advance transparency in government, save millions of dollars and better...
A decade after the global crash, the consequences go far beyond economic stability.
The WHO wants to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases by 25% by 2025 – and the private sector has a part to play.
Almost all owners of foreign bonds hold that debt in their own currencies, rather than in the currency of the nation where the debt was issued. This home currency bias is so strong that, ...
House prices are strongly correlated with household borrowing and consumption over time. This co-movement has existed for a long time (Figure 1) and was especially strong at the time of t...
August 22 marked the longest period of rising share prices in US history. But what's next asks Martin Feldstein.
Sao Paulo faces a housing crisis - one which at current rates of progress could take more than a century to solve.
The African Union has adopted a protocol on the free movement of people.
Dai, in Lanling County, decided to reinstate aspects of a collective society.
The US city of Chicago is considering a UBI experiment for 1,000 families.