Using a new metric, 'GDP @Risk', the 'Catastronomics' techniques developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge reveal that major threats to the world's most important cities could reduce economic output by some ...
Cyclone Pam has left an indelible mark on the landscape and psyche in Vanuatu. And the famed resilience of the country's ni-Vanuatu people has been severely tested. Apart from rebuilding, attention should swiftly shift to ...
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.
Unemployment will fall, inflation will simmer and the Dow will pop almost 500 points by the end of 2014, according to the predictions of economist Alan R. Beckenstein, professor of business administration at the University ...
(Phys.org) —Gross Domestic Product is a misleading measure of national success, say ANU experts.
Economic development can only buy happiness up to a 'sweet spot' of $36,000 GDP per person, study finds
Economists have shed light on the vexed question of whether economic development can buy happiness – and it seems that life satisfaction actually dips among people living in the wealthiest countries.
Driving in the Northeast and on the West Coast is associated with greater economic activity than in the South, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Massey University has completed the largest systematic study of how and why New Zealand companies internationalise with the aim of identifying the factors that lead to successful export activity.
Countries rich in coal, oil and gas emit more carbon dioxide to generate the same amount of economic output as countries where fossil fuels are scarce, according to an Oxford University study.
Over the last three decades global society has grown richer, but not better off.