The world needs innovation, wherever it comes from. A cheaper, more streamlined system for filing patents will level the playing field.
Attractive urban areas benefit from more graduates, high-skilled workers and employers, according to new research.
According to research, new heat records could be set in two-thirds of the world’s least developed countries each year by 2100.
China is rarely out of the global headlines. From its record on renewables to gender equality, here are 10 facts about a nation whose influence reaches across around the world.
It seems as though the world is facing an increasingly polarised choice between closed-market nationalism and anti-prosperity socialism - which is why it's time to make the case for capi...
Chronic diseases like cancer and diabetes are gaining ground in countries like South Africa.
Inflation targets helps central banks to adjust monetary policy – in particular interest rates – with future price trends and inflation developments in mind.
Evidence suggests that lower youth unemployment can have a positive impact on inequality reduction.
The Global Peace Index looks at peace around the world, including the impact of climate change and the economic cost.
Last year's Black Panther film presented the inspiring vision of a technologically supreme Africa – but progressive financing is needed to set it moving forward.
Platforms generally stimulate the productivity of incumbent service firms, but the impact crucially depends on the type of platform considered.
The former deputy governor of the Bank of England discusses ways to address rising inequality
According to a new IMF staff paper, euro area countries have had more frequent and severe recessions than other advanced economies over the past 20 years.
Almost 80% of women-owned businesses have limited or no access to credit. The reason? They lack collateral. But a new approach by lenders could change this.
By introducing portable benefits for gig workers, African governments can help to power the continent’s future growth.