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In recent years, the world has seen a rise in state interventionism. Most of these interventions, especially in developed countries, have to be seen...

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...

NextGenerationEU: The Right Solution for the COVID-19 Pandemic?

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world are facing a serious economic crisis. The European Union is no exception. To...

NFTs in the Art Market: Remedy or Crisis Winner?

When taking stock of the last few months in the global art market, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has left its traces....

Zero Poverty by 2030: A pipe dream?

In September 2015, world leaders came together and adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The...

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...

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...

From War Zones to Auction Houses: The Journey of Smuggled Cultural Objects

Somewhere in an Afghan village not far from Kabul, a bronze figurine dating back some eighteen thousand years is picked up at an archeological...

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