Policy makers need to focus on informal sector and small economic units to address fundamental challenges of employment creation and improvement of job quality
Decline in mobility post-demonetisation spurred present economic crisis: Pronab Sen
Worry for economy: Labour’s contribution to income keeps dipping
One-third of global business leaders don’t believe in integrating SDGs: UN study
Private sector not dependable to achieve SDGs: UNCTAD
Its contribution to developing countries’ debt increases to 139% of GDP in 2017 from 79% in 2008
RCEP deal to make investors stronger, people weaker, says trade group
The deal will affect access to medicines and seeds by raising the standards of intellectual property rights, claims Forum ...
No worries, government assures dairy industry on RCEP
India’s homegrown dairy industry would require a support of around Rs 8-10 per kilogram of milk if the government ...
As Amazon burns BlackRock emerges as world’s largest investor in deforestation
The world’s largest institutional investor with US $6.5 trillion in assets is a global leader in financing forest destruction, ...
Mozambique case study shows that poverty is about much more than income
Representing poverty as a well-defined objective condition focuses attention on symptoms and risks diverting attention away from underlying structural ...
What is an inverted yield curve? Why is it panicking markets, and why is there talk of recession?
The yield curve is a graph showing the relationship between interest rates earned on lending money for different durations
For 17 years, govt investment in agriculture dips across the world
In contrast to popular belief, agriculture’s share in global economy has been increasing
Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously
36 central banks and banking supervisors, participate in the central bank and supervisors network for greening the financial system
Odisha’s climate refugees: Satabhaya’s cattle farmers suffer in new homes
The once-prosperous community has been left to fend for itself after losing its rich economy to the ravages of the sea
Regulations on shisham trade hit rosewood artisans
The reason for the dip, claims India, is the decision to include the entire Dalbergia genus under Appendix II ...
Circular economy's potential remains unrealised
The importance and necessity of a circular economy, which means cheaper products and services and reduced congestion and pollution, ...
Why we need a circular economy
Reusing products is not only necessary for a sustainable future, but also makes business sense
Amazon, Google and Facebook warrant antitrust scrutiny for many reasons – not just because they’re large
When it comes to whether Silicon Valley giants are abusing their market power, size is only part of the ...
The circular economy: How Rwanda tries to chart its course in hostile global waters
Wanting to move away from being a dumpyard of used clothings has meant angering Donald Trump's USA. The small ...
With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation
Can the society withstand the launch of a cryptocurrency in Facebook's infamous 'move fast and break things' style?
Boat makers in Odisha’s coastal villages struggle to stay afloat
New bridges, fibre boats, lack of good wood and even fish stocks bring about the industry’s end
Inflation is healthy for the economy – but too much can trigger a recession
An inflation watcher used the current US situation to break down inflation for the layperson
The gender pay gap for the FIFA World Cup is $370 million. It’s time for equity
The lack of gender parity is evident in all stages of the popular game
India’s unemployment rate doubled in two years: SoE in Figures
While unemployment remains high in both urban and rural India, job hunting is a bigger challenge for the young ...
Indians work hard but get fewer benefits: report
NSSO report says in urban areas people spend more time on earning a livelihood than compared to rural areas
It is official: Unemployment rate in rural, urban India highest in 47 years
Joblessness cuts across various demographic groups, says official report