Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast, the world's top producer, enjoyed a 20 percent boost in revenues thanks to a record harvest last year, the economy minister has announced.
Remittances, or money transfers, sent home by migrant workers to developing nations play a key role in reducing poverty and improving welfare in recipient countries, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.
For the past 10 years, motorization in the U.S. has been on the decline, due mainly to more telecommuting, greater use of public transit, increased urbanization of the population and changes in the ages of drivers.
Australian average incomes are falling with the country's population growth "masking underlying economic weakness", according to a QUT economist.
China's second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country's mainland coastline, is a foundation for financial gain - and also a dyke holding a swelling rush of ecological woes.
In March 2013, Cyprus agreed to a €17 billion (£13.42 billion) international bailout by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission (EC).
Why are the Danes naturally more cheerful than the Brits, and why are we in turn more upbeat than the French? Research presented as part of this year's ESRC Festival of Social Sciences shows us that the recipe behind a happy ...
In 2012, knowledge intensive (KI) services industries—business, finance and information—produced $3.4 trillion in value-added output, more than one-fifth of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), and employed 18 million ...
It seems logical that a student who is interested in science as an academic subject would also know a lot about science, but new findings show that this link depends on the overall wealth of the country that the teen calls ...
As the morning sun rises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara, men and women dig holes for tourists who want to bury themselves in the sand.