An understanding of the welfare implications of new restrictions on trade and international investment requires careful general equilibrium modelling.
The ocean is at a tipping point, and governments have a decision to make: is it business as usual, or can we work together to restore sustainable, clean and productive waters?
A report by the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that climate disasters cost $2.9 trillion between 1998 and 2017.
The latest World Economic Outlook report projects that global growth will remain steady over 2018–19 at last year’s rate of 3.7 percent, but warns there are clouds on the horizon.
The recent magnitude 7.5 earthquake has caused at least 1,200 deaths in Indonesia.
A new study shows that high sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the Atlantic played a larger role in a record hurricane season than other possible drivers.
A new book highlights two key misconceptions about the 2008 financial crash that stop us from preparing for the next.
Ten years after one of the deepest financial crises in history, economists are still searching for the deep-rooted causes that led to the unfolding of those events. One ground of consensu...
The region's governments can consider several ways of challenging a culture of mass disposability and kickstarting a circular economy.
Cryptocurrencies have received a lot of attention in the academic and economic worlds.
Everything you need to know about Blockchain - and what's coming next.
How can we use the psychology of unpredictability to motivate people to take costly but necessary actions to help limit the spread of a disease?
The Indonesian island of Lombok has experienced several large earthquakes in recent weeks.
From shrinking mountains to toxic bloom, the record-breaking temperatures of the summer of 2018 have had some unexpected consequences.
They were murdered for opposing large-scale agriculture and mining projects in the deadliest year on record.