Women are poised to make great gains in political representation in the US. But does the gender of the person who represents you in Congress really matter? Yes, says new research.
Hughes says it "was at once a spectacular failure of negotiation and also the most successful conversation of my life."
Economist Kenneth Rogoff takes a closer look at the impact of AI and new technologies on economic growth.
Eight tips to help entrepreneurs work successfully with large companies.
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Population increase, but also demographic shifts to smaller households, mean demand for housing is on the rise.
The challenge set forth by the refugee crisis may seem insuperable, but some stories show that there is a beacon of hope.
India will be home to around 1.5 billion people by the end of the century, UN data shows.
Growth may be back, but we saw the biggest debt increase in 15 years in 2017, warns the economist Daniel Lacalle.
By allowing customers to borrow smaller sums and eschew rigid repayment schedules, the advent of nanofinance opens more possibilities for reaching the underserved than ever before.
Much of the current debate around automation is shaped by extreme hypotheses. Here are four possible scenarios that consider these extremes, but also the space in between.
A Harvard University professor looks at inequality and opportunity in the United States.
The traditional world order and way of doing things is over.
A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.
Today elected representatives take the tough decisions about public finances behind closed doors. In doing so, democratic politicians rely on the advice of financial bureaucrats, who, oft...