There are more than 800 ongoing conflicts involving the extractive industries (mining, gas and oil) and communities impacted by extractive activity. Most of these conflicts are in the developing countries
Listen to discussions with Christian Felber, Ann Pettifor, Nicholas Gruen on whether there should be a Nobel Prize for Economists. Has it been a force for good or bad for
Listen to discussions with Steve Keen and Stephany Griffiths-Jones on whether there should be a Nobel Prize for Economists. Has it been a force for good or bad for society?
Two distinct ideas are being promoted to help fix Britain’s broken social security system and badly depleted public services. The first idea – of basic income (BI) – seeks a
Since the mid-1990s, development economics has witnessed an explosion in the discourse explaining the poor economic performance in developing countries – especially those in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) – by non-policy
We know that although economic theory may be speculative, its impact is powerful and real. Since the 1970s, it has been closely associated with a sweeping change around the world—the
‘Nudge economics’ has created a lot of interest and had a lot of influence most recently with a Nobel prize for Richard Thaler. Prof Robert Sugden, an eminent behavioural economist