The idea of a universal basic income is growing in popularity, but it cannot be used primarily to service debt and secure new loans, says welfare economics expert, Lena Lavinas.
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.
Financial institutions are including climate considerations in lending decisions to incentivize shipping’s decarbonization
In a healthy economy, both prices and wages will tend to increase, but at what point do these increases become unsustainable?
Is it time to rethink the stress tests we use for banks and other financial institutions?
In Southeast Asia, only 33% of businesses have access to proper financing. But now a new approach to credit scoring, developed and led by fintech star-tups, could change that - and unleas...
By harnessing the 'Fukuoka spirit' of openness, policymakers can help remove the stumbling blocks and set the global economy on a more durable and inclusive path.
New senior leaders at the ECB will face both similar and new challenges. How they will fare in confronting them remains to be seen.
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.
Many people in developing countries don’t have the financial freedom to invest. But new fintech platforms in Indonesia are offering investors access to their cash whenever they need it, l...
Research has found there is a substantial role for the environment in the transmission of wealth and a much smaller role for pre-birth factors.
Reforming stress tests is necessary and this reform should begin by including the measurement of asset values and risks.
Central banks from around the world are coming together to prepare policy and legislation in response to the looming threat of climate change.
China sits firmly at the top of the world rankings for mobile payment market penetration, followed by India.
Customers can monitor the impact of their shopping basket on the environment.