Economists can use nighttime lights from NASA’s satellite images of the earth to decide if China’s economic growth statistics are accurate.
China’s first three five-year plans had no mention of the environment. Then in plans five through nine, there was more. And now, looking at plans 11 to 13, we would see that 5% of all words relate to ecology, energy or the environment. Where are…
Buying more yogurt, movie tickets and premium products instead of instant noodles, the consumer is a new focus for China’s statisticians.
Seeing the world develop through bubble animation from Hans Rosling makes health and income statistics mesmerizingly enjoyable.
Until Chinese innovation produces better ballpoint pens, the tips for billions of exports will have to be imported from Germany, Switzerland and Japan.
Kenya’s economic development has been fueled by a mobile banking system that makes it easy to save, send and spend money with a cell phone.
More than we realize, our economic behavior in a city is shaped by the urban planning that created the shape, the length and the width of the streets.
Whether looking at 21st century Uber in India or 19th century Singer sewing machine in Russia, globalization requires adjusting a business model.
When the Supreme Court decides whether you can give your brother a stock tip, it will also affect the good governance that boosts economic activity.