Consequences of trade tariffs can be far-reaching — and detrimental to all

A report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos provides global policymakers with an evidence-based overview of the far-reaching economic and social consequences...

‘Non-standard’ financial information more closely tied to share prices

Want to look into the future of a company? Research by Australia’s UTS (University of Technology Sydney) provides some pointers. LEILAH SCHUBERT reports. MEASURES that...

World Bank boosts financial aid to countries fighting climate change

Plan includes better-adapted homes, schools and infrastructure, plus investment in “climate-smart” agriculture and water management THE World Bank Group has announced a new set of...

International students flock to US university to unlock potential – and ‘invent the future’

MIT, with its reputation for academic rigor and innovation, attracts graduate students from around the world. It can be worthwhile, it can be fun,...

UNCTAD: Investment – In Need of Direction

The global financial crisis has impacted heavily on trade: annual trade expansion over the past three years has averaged a tepid 3% annually, compared...