Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 3 of 3: G20 Challenges and Possible Improvements

By Pedro Sousa * The third in a series of three articles The G20’s action for inclusive growth is being hampered by a lack of leadership The G20 has emerged as the main forum for international economic cooperation. It would seem obvious that … Continue reading Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 3 of 3: G20 Challenges and Possible Improvements

Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 2 of 3: Lack of Leadership

By Pedro Sousa * The second in a series of three articles Where is the leadership? The global economy and, in fact, the world is not in good shape. The transition from a unipolar world order to multipolar disorder has created a vacuum … Continue reading Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 2 of 3: Lack of Leadership

Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 1 of 3: Sluggish Growth, Inequality, and Financial Sector

By Pedro Sousa * The first in a series of three articles Major consequences of the global financial crisis remain evident eight years after the G20’s first meeting following the collapse of Lehman Brothers. World leaders acting collectively on international macroeconomic issues is … Continue reading Time For The G20 To Step Up – PART 1 of 3: Sluggish Growth, Inequality, and Financial Sector

ECON+ Podcast: Brexit

Our second episode in which we examine what brought the UK to the point of having a referendum on its relationship with the European Union and what might happen to the UK, EU and the global economy in the event of a ‘Leave’ vote. NB: This podcast was recorded on Wednesday 8 June, a day after British Prime Minister David Cameron and UKIP leader Nigel Farage appeared before a live studio audience on ITV1 to answer questions on the referendum. Hence Luisa referred to the debate ‘yesterday’.   Continue reading ECON+ Podcast: Brexit