London Falling?

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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...

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...

Vive le CFA Franc – The Leech That Is Draining Africa  

The relationship between French colonisation and economic dominance has always been intertwined. From the first trading ports in Senegal in the 17th century and...

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...

Rethinking Stimulus Packages in Developing Nations

Three words have dominated the world of finance and economics in the year 2021, “supply chain”, “inflation” and “stimulus package”. You might have noticed...

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: An Economic Perspective

While the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh may have been fought militarily, the form the war took was decisively shaped by economics. Namely, because of economics,...

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...

El Salvador: In Bitcoin We Trust?

Tourists and adventure-seekers are finding a new reason to love the tiny coastal town of El Zonte. Aside from its stunning sunsets and surfing-friendly...

AfCFTA: Putting the Cart before the Horse?

Following the commencement of the modern multilateral trading system, particularly with the advent of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), international trade has been institutionalised...

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