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

ECON+ Podcast Episode Six: US Elections results and Trump’s Economic Plan

The US Presidential election result of 2016 shocked the world. As Donald Trump officially takes up the helm of 45th President of the United States, hear what our early impressions were of what his presidency could mean for the US … Continue reading ECON+ Podcast Episode Six: US Elections results and Trump’s Economic Plan

Pier Carlo Padoan, Saving The Euro While Rebooting The Italian Economy

By Pedro Sousa The Italian economy The one government that has been battling Germany for the recalibration of the Eurozone towards growth and shared prosperity has been the Italian government, under the guidance of Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan. Padoan … Continue reading Pier Carlo Padoan, Saving The Euro While Rebooting The Italian Economy

Time For A Universal Basic Income?

By Pedro Sousa * This article was originally published by the Australian Institute of International Affairs. The concept of a universal basic income has received renewed attention in 2016. The general frustration with mainstream politics and the finance sector—manifested in the Brexit … Continue reading Time For A Universal Basic Income?