The Singapore of Africa?

In November 2018, during a business trip to the Rwandan capital Kigali, Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma did not mince his words. Calling Rwanda “a...

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...

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...

Don’t ask what You can do for Nature… but what Nature can do...

Environmentalists have tirelessly pointed to the global environmental degradation. Many ecosystems such as wetlands, boreal areas and coral reefs have disappeared due to industrialization,...

Charter Cities – A Solution for Europe?

As parts of eastern Europe continue to struggle with persistent challenges of emigration and poverty, recent Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Romer’s concept of...

China’s AI-led powerhouse

Amongst the many technological changes shaping the future of the global economy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) developments are presenting the most exciting innovations. From grading...

“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...

‘‘Francly’’ Speaking: The Stakes of the New West African Monetary ECO-System

Since the middle of the last decade, public debate in the West African region, namely in the francophone countries, has been dominated by the...

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...

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,...

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