ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS

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    47:02minutes

    Ep 2: Unlimited Desires

    Greta who? 20 years ago, residents of Samso switched to renewables to solve a need, and the island is today energy positive. What's better than ...
  2. Chasing Scarcity
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    46:00minutes

    Ep 1: Finite Resources

    Technology is great, but human conditioning is better. Mongolian herders, living for generations in a scarce environment, school urbanites on how ...
  3. Protest against farm bills passed by India's parliament, in Devi Dasspura village

    Commentary: India has liberalised its farm sector. But not everyone is happy with it

    Despite their intended benefits, the new laws, however, have generated considerable political unrest, as commission agents, several farmers and ...
  4. Sweden Nobel Economics

    Americans Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson win Nobel Prize in economics

    Americans Milgrom, Wilson win Nobel prize in economics
  5. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has faced persistent speculation about whether his health

    Commentary: Will replacing Abe leave Japan in limbo?

    There was a wave of concern in the international media when PM Abe was admitted to hospital for check-ups on Aug 24 and Aug 17, drawing attention ...
  6. A woman counts US$100 bills at her home in Buenos Aires

    Commentary: The US dollar's position is safe - but only for now

    The greenback’s recent weakness is driven by shorter-term cyclical factors but in the long-run, the situation is more complicated, says economist ...
  7. Smoke is seen after an explosion in Beirut

    Commentary: The collapsing system behind the Beirut port blast

    For many, the disaster was the direct consequence of decades of corruption and inept leadership at the top of the Lebanese state, says Chloe Cornish.
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    Commentary: COVID-19 is an opportunity to move away from cash

    The post-pandemic world will move very fast in payments technologies and central banks must lead the way, says Professor Kenneth Rogoff.
  9. FILE PHOTO: Philippines ramps up coronavirus testing

    Commentary: We need to have the right conversations about COVID-19

    Leaders in government and organisations need to make hard choices now, says IMD’s President Jean-François Manzoni.
  10. EU leaders hold a virtual meeting to discuss the bloc's budget and recovery fund

    Commentary: Government bailouts can help better our post COVID-19 lives

    Governments must enforce conditionality on the private sector so it leads to more inclusive and sustainable growth, say Mariana Mazzucato and ...