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...

“We Need The Next Marx!”

By: Thomas Kögler (Guest Writer) In his magisterial “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” the French economist Thomas Piketty showed that inequality in terms of both...

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,...

Nuclear Renaissance in Developing Countries: Will it Pay off?

By: Armita Haghi (Guest Writer) Nuclear waste can be classified into three categories: low-, intermediate- and high-level waste. Items like tools or clothes, which have been...

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...

Black Gold Mine

By: Gulshan Bashirova (Guest Writer) The Caspian Sea is shared by the Transcaucasian and Central Asian countries Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Iran and Turkmenistan. The biggest oil and...

State Capitalism in the 21st Century

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

Compromises & Constraints: The Keys to The Encryption Debate?

End-to-end (E2E) encryption-the highest publicly available standard for securing digital communications-is under threat from governments concerned about its implications for public safety and security....

Social Entrepreneurship as an Antidote to Lebanon’s Economic Collapse?

Lebanon’s economy is reeling after an extraordinarily tumultuous year in the Levantine nation’s history. In a country that has been witnessing a revolutionary struggle...

London Falling?

  As talks of a ‘hard’ Brexit are becoming louder, the City of London is fearing for its status as Europe’s leading financial centre. The...

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