Report: economic growth failing to help world's poorest kids
Global resolve to rescue impoverished children from lives of squalor, disease and hunger has fallen short, with economic development in many countries still leaving millions of the most vulnerable behind, ...
How not to Excel: Austerity economics paper is coding-flawed
Second Law of Thermodynamics May Explain Economic Evolution
Public debate could be key to strong economy
As it turns out, people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity.
New book argues that economic development is a special case of the growth of information
Cesar Hidalgo, the Asahi Broadcasting Corporation Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, has a PhD in statistical physics, but he's applied the tools of that discipline to topics ...
China's economic boom thwarts its carbon emissions goals
Efforts to reduce China's carbon dioxide emissions are being offset by the country's rampant economic growth, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Economic success drives language extinction
New research shows economic growth to be main driver of language extinction and reveals global 'hotspots' where languages are most under threat.
OECD eyes 'enormous' economic gains from better education
Rich and poor countries could see "enormous" economic benefits from reducing youth unemployment by ensuring all youngsters have basic reading, maths and science skills, the OECD said Wednesday.
How ageing population could help to save the world
A finance expert at Murdoch University has hypothesized that a worldwide ageing population could result in a natural reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions without the need for policy interventions.
Germany most energy efficient nation
Germany is the world's most energy efficient nation with strong codes on buildings while China is quickly stepping up its own efforts, an environmental group said Thursday.
Tripling Internet access would do more good than tackling HIV: study
Dramatically expanding broadband access would boost the global economy and could do more good than investing in HIV prevention or clean drinking water, according to a study published Thursday.
US launches effort to ease 'spectrum crunch'
US regulators voted Friday to begin a process to reallocate some of the broadcast spectrum to meet surging demand from smartphones, tablets and other devices that use the wireless Internet.
Over long haul, money doesn't buy happiness: 'Easterlin Paradox' revisited
A new collaborative paper by economist Richard Easterlin namesake of the "Easterlin Paradox" and founder of the field of happiness studies offers the broadest range of evidence to date demonstrating that a higher ...