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....

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...

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...

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...

Power Shifts after Britain’s Drift

By: Maria Lohmann (Guest Writer) With Brexit looming around the corner, France and Germany will soon be left with the responsibility of filling the power...

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,...

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...

“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...

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...

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