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The ancient Greek myth of Icarus shows how hubris and over-ambition in the wonders of science, innovation and technology can ultimately lead to our doom. The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim …

Microfinance has been tipped as being a “miracle” and “the next big thing” in poverty alleviation, while others question the extent of its impact and whether it in fact works at all. …

  On December 19th, the French ‘Cour de Justice de la République’, found Ms. Christine Lagarde, current Director of the IMF, guilty of negligence in an arbitration dispute[1]. In 1993, …

In 1990, Amartya Sen questioned the ability of the GDP figure to reflect a country’s level of development. This statistic was, according to him, useful to acquaint the economic level …

Author: Charles Cazals, Economics and Financial Editor, The London Globalist Should women be wearing make up? Do you need to find an internship for this summer? Should your country limit …

AUTHOR: ALBA PATOZI, LSE 3RD YEAR BSC ECONOMICS Four months after the referendum to leave the European Union, Britain finds itself in turmoil and uncertainty. The latest figures show that …

AUTHOR: JAKUB DRABIK, FREQUENT CONTRIBUTOR, THE LONDON GLOBALIST Last week, despite calls asking him to step down Mark Carney announced he would remain the governor of the Bank of England …

Author: Yassin Alaya, LSE 2nd Year Economics. In 2015, LSE committed to divest its financial endowment from coal and tar sands. This commitment was a result of pressure being exerted …

Tougher market conditions. High volatility. Slumping commodity prices. Exorbitant debt. These are the headlines describing the recent performance of emerging market economies, a group of middle-income countries that have become …

If you were given a choice of paying £30 for a paintball game today or on the Halloween of 2016, you would probably opt for Halloween 2016. While your more …