COMMENTARY

AFTER 33 years of working in the global logistics industry, I continue to be amazed by how little globalised the world economy still is. Given the apprehension that exists about globalisation in...

POPULAR uprisings across France are threatening to shatter the hope that so many had placed in French President Emmanuel Macron after his election in May 2017. With his party, La République En...

EDITORIAL

THE notion that the struggle between the elites and the people has become the focus of politics in the world's liberal democracies is considered now the conventional wisdom among media...

THE BOTTOM LINE

GLOBALISATION strikes again. The latest target is entrepreneurship.

GLOBALISATION - the broad catch-all term we use to describe global labour flows, global trading of ideas and products and global supply chains - is under the spotlight as never before. At a macro...

VISITING the US recently, I was told by virtually every American I met that attitudes towards China had shifted. This phenomenon, they claimed, cut across bipartisan lines as well as government,...

OPINION

THE global financial crisis of 2008 damaged western economies, with vulnerable populations hit particularly hard. The crisis highlighted many perceived and actual inequalities in the distribution...

A FEW years ago, Angus Deaton, the Nobel Prize-winning Princeton University economist, working with Anne Case, his wife, researched the changing patterns of life expectancy in the United States....