Development Economics

Covid and the Cushion of Riches

Fair choices and unfair outcomes

Economics is not abstract; it is the most real. Economic policy has the potential to directly impact the livelihoods of millions of people. So, whilst human innovation has snowballed into abundance for some, our increasing interconnectedness highlights stark inequality that persists. Would it be possible then that the public health and economic decisions of wealthy
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The World’s Financial Firefighters Spark Controversy

A Review of The IMF

Following the events of World War II, and desperate to rebuild the global economy, an effort was made amongst the Allied nations to conceive a post-war order. The culmination of these efforts birthed two new transnational financial institutions: The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Since then, the post-colonial world has shifted its attitude,
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