Research into one nonprofit organization’s long-running cash transfer program showed how a universal basic income (UBI) can transform developing economies.
At a time of increasing uncertainty, growing international threats, and fundamental challenges to multilateralism, we need solid institutions more than ever.
A “people first” approach will benefit communities, and bring lead nations one step closer to achieving the SDGs.
As recently as 2017, around 116 million adults in the region still had no bank account, with almost 60% of the unbanked in the region are women.
Incomes have risen for generations since the 1930s, until now. This UK study reflects an international trend.
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.
Is paying people to have babies the answer to declining populations?
The European Central Bank has two vacant positions for the executive board, but who will fill them? The members must be able to influence the ECB on policy decisions to make a broader agr...
In a volatile world of booms and busts in asset prices, how and why should we use monetary policy?
'Generation rent' is often described as the plight of the millennials. But new research shows the older demographic is struggling too.
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...
Reforming the tax system could reduce inequality whilst raising revenues. Just how viable is reform though?
War times require extreme resource reallocation. Economists become responsible for financing and allocating resources. How does the role of an economist differ today?
Reforming the tax system will address wealth inequality whilst raising revenue, but will it deter business?
Automation threatens to make full employment a pipe dream for African countries. So how can they continue to build their social security nets?