ECON+ Interview With Otaviano Canuto – Natural Resources Abundance: Blessing or a Curse?

Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director at the World Bank, once again is with ECON+ to continue this series of interviews on the global economy. This time, we tackle the topic of Natural Wealth and its perception of either being a blessing … Continue reading ECON+ Interview With Otaviano Canuto – Natural Resources Abundance: Blessing or a Curse?

Hollande’s failure is Macron’s opportunity: A roundtable discussion with Xavier Ragot

France has a new president in town and there is general agreement that his “task is immense”, as Emmanuel Macron himself declared several times from his pedestal in front of the pyramide du Louvre. While Macron won a clear majority, … Continue reading Hollande’s failure is Macron’s opportunity: A roundtable discussion with Xavier Ragot

ECON+ Interview With Otaviano Canuto – A “New Normal” For Central Banks

ECON+ has, once again, the pleasure of bringing you an exclusive interview with Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director at the World Bank. This time, the article “The Mist of Central Bank Balance Sheets” written by Otaviano and Matheus Cavallari, provides the … Continue reading ECON+ Interview With Otaviano Canuto – A “New Normal” For Central Banks

ECON+ Podcast Episode Seven: What Does 2017 Look Like For Emerging Markets?

In this ECON+ podcast, we focus the debate on the economic health of emerging economies in the current global economic, financial and political climate. We explore in detail the domestic situation and outlook of Brazil, Russia and China, and what is the … Continue reading ECON+ Podcast Episode Seven: What Does 2017 Look Like For Emerging Markets?

Urbanization In The Agenda For Inclusive Growth And Sustainable Development

By Pedro Sousa Cities are home to more than 50% of the world’s population, and the number could reach 70% by 2050. It seems clear governments have increasingly understood that urbanization is one of the most important global trends of … Continue reading Urbanization In The Agenda For Inclusive Growth And Sustainable Development