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.
Having pre-ordered enough COVID-19 vaccines to immunise their populaces a few times over, the world's wealthiest countries have already administered millions of shots. But for the developing world, the wait for any doses at all could be much longer.
Many countries, including the UK, are cutting their foreign aid budget due to the fiscal pressures of Covid-19. Is this the right approach, or is it fundamentally misguided?
Global poverty is a dilemma that has ailed economists for millennia. A possible solution has arisen in the aftermath of the Bangladesh Famine of 1974 - microfinance. Now implemented in multiple countries, is this the magic bullet we have been waiting for?
What seems like a blessing in the form of the government stimulus schemes could infact be a death blow. Read to find out whether the current economic measures put in place are helping you in the long term or whether they are burying your future job prospects.
What does it mean for a product to be ‘sustainable’, ‘green’ or ‘environmentally friendly’? Here we explore the growing trend of greenwashing, how to spot it, and how to distinguish it from genuine corporate environmental efforts.
Are profit and positive externalities mutually exclusive goals for businesses? Impact investing equips businesses with the resources to make money and do good. It just comes down to whether the investment community is ready to save the future.