Economics, Finance and Aid Economics, Finance and Aid

  • marzo 18, 2020

    “The PT...

  • giugno 2, 2018

    A population...

        If Nigeria’s poor keep having many babies, the country is unlikely to ever beat poverty. Nigeria boasts the largest economy in Africa and the 27th largest globally, yet ranks as low as 139th on GDP per capita and has half of its population living in poverty. The impressive...

  • maggio 30, 2018

    Freedom from...

      On his famous 1941 speech that went down in history as the Four Freedom speech, the then President of the United States of America Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared that the world to come should have been built upon four fundamental freedoms, among which he included Freedom from want.  ...

  • maggio 30, 2018

    Who is...

    Who is poor? How can policymakers identify households that are poor? This pair of questions, intersecting yet separate, have plagued academics, policymakers and civil society members around the world.

  • novembre 18, 2017

    Social Innovation...

    Europe is facing big challenges: an ageing society, mass migration, rapid changes in family structures, shrinking share of global GDP. Social cohesion is eroding daily.

  • novembre 18, 2017

    Internet, Islam...

    Within a multi-cultural, multi-religious, interconnected, digital society, the use of the Internet for religious purposes has potentially important implications for inter-ethnic and inter-religious relations, policy-making and education. Furthermore, Internet has, over the past decade, provided a new platform for religious groups as a new approach and a venue for proclamation,...

  • ottobre 12, 2017

    Financing Wind...

    Sub-Saharan Africa is undoubtedly the most important frontier for climate change mitigation and adaptation. More than 620 million people, two-thirds of the population, lack access to electricity. Electrifying sub-Saharan Africa using existing energy mix jeopardizes the goal of limiting warming below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels reiterated in the Paris...

  • ottobre 12, 2017

    China’s role...

    South Sudan became independent on 9th July 2011, after decades of civil war against the North. The world’s youngest nation almost represents a perfect textbook example of a small isolated economy.

  • ottobre 12, 2017

    African motivation...

    Relations between China and Africa have experienced significant momentum in economic development over the last decade. Although China’s interaction with African countries covers a wide range of arenas, from political and economic to military-related, much of China’s engagement with Africa is centred on economic activities through a mix of increased...

  • ottobre 12, 2017

    Comparing development...

    The increasing engagement of emerging donors in development assistance programmes in Africa is considered to be one of the most important events in the global aid regime.

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