Charter cities—special zones where nations experiment with new governance systems—have been promoted by economists as a way of democratising development and economic growth. But are they just another fad or a useful tool in the fight against poverty?
Digital marketing was already booming but with the advent of Covid-19, this sector has been thrust to the forefront, let's take a closer look.
The fashion industry has a new subsection—fast fashion—creating trends that die as soon as they are born, and a bassline of 'buy, buy, buy' every time we click. With the widening gap from consumer and production, we must ask—who pays the price for our clothes?
There is a huge science that helps us know what consumers prefer when it comes into buying products and what attracts them and it’s called Neuromarketing.
Doing business in China can be complicated and that's why Guanxi is a great example to illustrate it.
The globally dominant economic model, the "take-make-waste" extractive industrial model, is depleting the planet's resources and creating tonnes of waste. Is it reasonable to switch to a more sustainable "Circular Economic Model" and how is the EU doing it?
MMT has transitioned from academic obscurity to challenge the political and economic establishment. Is MMT imperative to revitalise economic thought or a quixotic fantasy which is radical and wrong?
In recent years there has been a sharp uptick in Chinese development finance to Africa. This begs the question of whether it is something to be celebrated, or something to be wary of.