Policy inaction has left Australia a laggard among advanced economies in adopting lower net-emissions targets. But domestic climate policy could...

Cities will bounce back

Posted by James Bottomley on Sep 22, 2021 2:00:00 PM

Many major cities around the world—especially in North America and Europe—have been hit disproportionately hard by Covid-19 compared with their...

“Since December 2020, the EU has exported 700 million vaccine doses to 130 countries worldwide,” European Union (EU) Commission President Ursula...

The cost of travel has fallen over the past two decades, with global average spending per international trip across all destinations down 17% in...

An unexpected bright spot of the pandemic has been a surge in risk-taking by entrepreneurs, igniting a record stretch of business creation over...

The construction sector has been one of the most resilient areas of the economy during the pandemic. As many other areas of the economy had to...

The rising threat of climate change is challenging governments around the world. Previous research by colleagues at Oxford Economics concludes...

Don’t fear the robots—but do prepare for them

Posted by Saumya Jain on Aug 19, 2021 3:00:00 PM

Automation and robotization are rapidly transforming industries across the world: The global stock of robots has more than doubled since 2010....

For most product-based businesses, the supply chain problems that have defined the Covid-19 era are not going away quickly. Executives must still...

Although the structural drags on inflation in commodity prices will remain post-COVID, short-term cyclical factors have risen sharply in recent...