December 16, 2021

The Cracks in China’s Economy

The Chinese real estate giant Evergrande has been a popular topic of conversation in recent weeks. It is not only the company’s liabilities of more than 300 billion dollars that make this case relevant, but also its weight in the Chinese real estate sector, which already accounts for 30% of China’s GDP.
December 7, 2021

The Decline in Poverty and the Increase in the Number of Billionaires Go Hand in Hand

The Index of Economic Freedom, which is compiled every year by the Heritage Foundation, shows that the most capitalist countries have an average per capita GDP of $71,576. That compares with $47,706 for the world’s “predominantly free” countries.
October 5, 2021

Can Adoption of the Danish ‘flexicurity’ Model Reduce EU Youth Unemployment?

The pandemic has not only had a disproportionate effect on youth employment as young people were more than twice as likely to lose their jobs compared to older employees, but it has also exacerbated the difficulties for young people leaving education and entering the labour market for the first time.
September 17, 2021

Diaspora Mainstreaming in EU Development Cooperation With Africa

Diaspora communities hold incalculable potential to support their home countries and have long been acknowledged as actors for development thanks to their unique transnational understanding, mobility, and connection with their country of heritage.