Foreign aid might not be so helpful after all. Funds tend to benefit the rich rather than help those in poverty.
Swift economic growth over the past few years has brought global attention to the Indian economy. However, hiding behind the figures is an extensive dependence on transnational capital and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) involvement.
Seema Kawar touches on the facts and causes behind the epidemic of Indigenous women who have been murdered and have gone missing in Canada.
Michael Kang looks into the contribution and influence of recent Nobel Prize winner, Angus Deaton on the field of developmental economics. His ideas and research have changed the way we look at the measurement factors and standards used to describe economic well-being.
Is Donbas more trouble than it’s worth? Matt Korda investigates why neither the Ukrainians nor the Russians seem keen to prop up the region.
Matt Korda explores the sinister side of Putin’s newest presidential decree.
Kelsey Berg uncovers the misconceptions of Ethiopia, and whether the state should devote all of its resources to food security over its technological or political affairs.
Despite being lauded as a tool for female empowerment and alleviating extreme poverty, microcredit has not lived up to its billing.