Featured

View more

Germany: Immigrant Workers Benefit Economy

Germany’s opposition to British attempts to limit

The Surprising Vitality and Resilience of NASDAQ

At the close of yesterday’s business, the

Peter Carington: The Sole Survivor of a Bygone Era

The first casualty of the 1982 Falklands War, and one of the last scions of the empire-building Eton / Sandhurst

UN Spotlights Key Role of Evaluation in New Development Agenda

Evaluation will become more necessary for the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, a United Nations body said today, as it launched

The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now

New World Bank report finds that with the right policies and investments, countries can integrate high levels of variable renewable

Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz: A Pragmatist Claiming Centre Stage

It is a long lane that has no turning. The life of Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is marked

Containers on Rail: China’s Next Big Opportunity in Supply-Chain Logistics

The transportation of containers by rail could grow substantially in China, especially if the nation continues adopting the kind of

Mary Jo White: Pushing Back Softly but Relentlessly

Over the course of her career, Mary Jo White, the current chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),

Egypt: Investors Rally Billions to Empower Development

Governments and private investors earmarked well over $36bn to underwrite projects in Egypt at a three-day economic conference held over

Egypt: Set for Growth and Showcasing Opportunities

As the most populous Arab country with over 88 million inhabitants, Egypt has a definitive edge over most other emerging

Oil Price Plunge Analyzed In New World Bank Policy Research Note

Rapid expansion of oil supply from unconventional sources, a significant change in OPEC’s policy stance, and weak global demand are

Bill Clinton: Words of Real Value

As nations and economies converge, interdependencies are created between people and give rise to new challenges. To strengthen the capacity

China: Now You See It, Now You Don’t

At long last, China is living its very own Silent Spring. Or not. Since late February, well over 300 million

Taxing Mobility: A Liberal Icon Gone Awry

The sale, earlier this week, of the publically-owned stake in cross-Channel rail operator Eurostar for £757m shows that pragmatism –