Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to research by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
The marathon effort to forge a world pact on climate change now hinges on what happens outside the UN arena in the coming months, analysts said after another faltering negotiation round.
While the price of oil has risen in recent years, it has not affected the price of goods as much as in the past, according to research by two Kansas State University economists.
A University of Illinois economist says consumers and investors concerned about the specter of deflation looming over an already bleak economic landscape should relax - for the time being, at least.
Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be Luddites.
The world's smallest countries are highly vulnerable to climate change and should work to adapt as sea levels rise and storms grow more frequent, according to an IMF report released Monday.
Japan's once-booming economy has been sluggish, mainly as a result of deflation and decreased productivity, according to international economics experts at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. In a new issue ...
In the early 1960s, the United States had 350,000 military troops in West Germany. At a glance, this fact might not seem relevant to international monetary policy. But as Francis Gavin pointed out in a 2004 book on the subject, ...
Consumer confidence eased in August after reaching its highest level in six years in the prior month, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters/U-M Surveys of Consumers.
Online consumers thought to be motivated primarily by savings are, in fact, often willing to pay a premium for purchases from online vendors with clear, protective privacy policies, according to a new study in the current ...