In Pakistan, the invisible unpaid labour of women seems to keep the wheel of the formal economy going.
Financial inclusion seeks to promote access to and usage of financial services by poor individuals. But is it the solution to poverty?
A new SOAS report sets out a proposal for debt relief focused on a green and sustainable recovery.
It is now uncontroversial that central banks should take climate change into account. But a big question remains: how should they do so?
The public health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly translated into an economic and social crisis, both locally and globally.
Our new Politics, Philosophy and Economics degree – PPE – is a truly interdisciplinary programme, taught from a global perspective. We talk to the convenors to find out more.
At the end of January, the international media started reporting that a group operating on the Reddit platform, r/wallstreetbets, coordinated a massive purchase of shares
Social sciences have failed to provide a comprehensive account of the drivers of consumption. Systems of Provision (SoP) seek to change that.
An assessment of the significant negative impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the social care sector in the UK.
In March 2020, the world witnessed ‘one of the most dramatic stock market crashes in history’ (Mazur et al (2020)). Stock market indices across most
The COVID-19 pandemic has emerged as a new factor that will have lasting policy consequences over the regulation of international trade and foreign direct investment
Covid-19 will cause serious issues for Latin American companies.
“Why are firms struggling with the pandemic’s disruption still so focused on distributing profits to shareholders?”
“It would be a tragedy if, post-COVID-19 crisis, the previous unjust global economic order was simply restored.”
What does this global health emergency mean for the world’s economy?
“Nigeria’s situation, distinctive in many ways, is not unique.”
This article has been published in a series of languages – you can read in French, Spanish, and Italian. In the face of the COVID-19
Unpicking gender and work-related issues in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
A net zero carbon economy cannot be achieved without a radical transformation of the financial system.
What is competitive sustainability? And how does it relate to the Sustainable Development Goals?
BSc Economics student Lucy Downes is following a green path to politics, standing as a Green Party PPC.
A view from China on avoiding Japan’s fate of government debt, anaemic growth and inflation, and population ageing.
The World Bank (WB) marked its 75th anniversary this October – but there’s still much for them to do.
Dr. Sara Stevano questions whether randomistas are the best way forward for development economics.
Invest in health and education because it is morally imperative, not because it will boost economic productivity.
Looking to enrol for September 2018…
“No matter which party wins, voters are more concerned about sustaining the peace”
Students should be taught to avoid debt