Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.
While staying in the EU would not have guaranteed an easy or predictable road for the UK, Brexit has killed the business-as-usual future. In the new bigger picture, the key uncertainties turn around the dynamics of the exit negotiation table and the evolution of the broader international context.
In the wake of the financial crisis, governments across advanced economies are attempting to better regulate these funds to prevent them from contributing to any broader market turmoil or needing government assistance in the future.
On June 5, Swiss voters will weigh in on a referendum for "universal basic income": a policy that would give every person, rich or poor, working or not, a modest amount of money per year -- no strings attached.
As a high level organization that manipulates monetary apparatuses, the Fed merely feigns concern about inflation as a theoretical risk.
Summers says that the current focus on monetary policy is not enough to combat the current downward world economic trend. Yes, as I said, I think he's right. But his own solutions fall short.
For a large part of the 20th century, the fate and fortune of American big business and its "average citizens" were intertwined. In the 21st century, they are almost completely disconnected.
By Steven Kelly, University of Wisconsin. Contributor at the International Political Economy Hub blog. At the height of the euro crisis in 2012, it t...
Eight years after the global financial crisis, the world economy as a whole looks mediocre, and Europe's looks bleak at best.
Contemporary economics is often criticized for being too mathematical. How can we really capture the complex dynamics of what's happening in people's economic lives with a bunch of formulas?
"Out of ammo", "helicopter money", "monetary impotence", "infrastructure push", "savings glut". These are the kind of strange handles economists are u...
Budget Day in India is met with intense scrutiny and heightened chatter among the pundits and political class in New Delhi. JustJobs Network's staff based in India shared their reactions to the new budget.
By Chang Yee KWAN, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community Economic growth is measured by the change in the value ...
For developing countries, the high growth policies come with greater challenges. One of the side effects of growth is its high income inequality.
If trying to keep every dollar I can requires that infrastructure crumble and children suffer, I not only don't need the extra money, I don't want it.
What do cities that succeeded have in common? What have they done right? And what do they still need to do to stay on top?