A Steady State Economy (SSE) is an economy that is stable and at ‘equilibrium’. That… Read More »The Steady State Economy: Limits to Economic Growth?
In the words of U.N. Women‘s deputy executive director, Lakshmi Puri, “Gender equality is humanity’s… Read More »Equality in Employment: Women in the workforce is simply good economics
The term ‘Global South’ was first used by academic and social activist, Carl Oglesby, in 1969. He used it to describe the persistent socio-economic dominance held by Western and European powers over countries in Africa, South America, the Middle East and much of the Asian subcontinent including China.
Today, in the context of accelerated globalisation and a worldwide environmental crisis, the concept of a Global South has acquired more and more relevance – both as a geo-political shorthand and an international imperative.
Many people across the globe struggle in poverty, unable to support themselves and their families.… Read More »How to Help People in Poverty: The Power of Politics
The benefits of economic growth and development is a widely discussed topic by governments to… Read More »Can Economic Growth and Development Last Forever?
Despite our continual pursuit of economic development, people are still suffering from hunger and extreme poverty in many parts of the world.