Empowered Women, Empowered Economies

Despite recent studies confirming that gender equality in the workplace is beneficial both in economic and social terms, the global gender pay gap in...

The European Common Energy Market – an Unattainable Goal?

The EU has revealed new energy policies aimed at market liberalization and increased energy security in light of its vulnerability concerning energy supplies. The...

The Failing Marriage of Convenience

The 2015 nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) struck between the Islamic Republic of Iran and six world powers - the US, UK,...

Look at me! This is Attention Economics!

There’s a new resource in today’s economic market, which has spawned a lucrative, fast-paced industry, and is more sought after than any other. That resource...
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Hard Times for Free Trade in North America – Canada gears up for NAFTA...

As the Trump administration’s growing mistrust of international trade deals places the North American Free Trade Agreement squarely within White House crosshairs, Canada is...

Duties of a good neighbour? Refugee policies in Jordan

The influx of Syrian refugees has seriously altered the demography of Jordan. As the refugee population continues to grow, pressure mounts on the already...

Paradise Lost – The Venezuelan Crisis and the Response of the International Community

Venezuela anguishes in what is being described as the country’s worst economic, social and political crisis to date. A combination of low oil prices,...

Rise of Global Protectionism: Natural Economic Development Round or Step Back as a Necessary...

Protectionism is growing at a record pace, despite the fact that the majority of economists consider it an absurd economic policy. According to a recent...

Russia-China Pipeline deal, political or economic move?

In the constant struggles that are the geopolitics of oil, revolutionary changes are on the horizon. Russia’s dominance of the natural gas market since...

Spending too much or too little? The two opposite ends of the EU spectrum

The Italian economy is floating among massive unemployment rates, which especially hit the younger generations: an over-all 11.7% unemployment rates, with a 39.2% rate...

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