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...

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...

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...

Universal Basic Income: Pandemic Panacea or Policy Pipedream?

As of the middle of May 2020, 36 million Americans are unemployed, with a further three million filing for unemployment during the same week....

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...

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...

Russia’s Pension Reform: A Necessary Evil?

By: Ruben Hirsch (Guest Writer) On August 29, Vladimir Putin took the rare step of appearing on national television to address the Russian nation. In...

Eurobonds: How They (Un)bond the Euro Area Member States

The idea of a joint debt mechanism emerged once more in the EU, propelled by the same “spendthrift” states and opposed by the same...

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...

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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