Media coverage and Google searches of diseases can diverge significantly from the biggest killers in the US.
When it comes to risk, local people are most likely to fear things which pose an immediate threat. These perceptions of risk need to be considered when building national policies.
The relationship between high public debt and low interest rates is once again at the forefront of debate. Evidence suggests that countries with high debt levels pay a risk premium.
Disruptive change and a savings crisis are among the concerns of those attending WEF’s Industry Strategy Meeting
Violence, political instability and poverty have caused the number of IDPs to increase by more than a million worldwide over the last year.
A paper published in Nature Communications predicts that permafrost melting could cost nearly $70 trillion, shedding light on the sheer scale of the issue at hand.
The single most critical government body, the ministry of finance, has the power to influence national development and economic policies, in the way that determines where public and priva...
World Relief is helping women in Burundi to manage their own money, and subsequently lift their communities out of poverty.
In towns and cities where many firms were exposed to failing banks, Nazi votes surged.
If the goals of the Paris Agreement are to be met, young people will have to emit much less CO2 than earlier generations.
The history of sovereign debt has evolved over time along with the purposes for which governments borrowed. Here, the economic and political circumstances that made debt consolidation epi...
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.
The new rules mean that big tech companies will have to sign licensing agreements with musicians, performers, authors, news publishers and journalists to use their work online.
As the global population is expected to reach 10 billion people by 2050, demand for food, and with it demand for water, is set to continue to rise.
Survivors remain stranded five days after storm hit, with officials predicting that more than 2.6 million people have been affected