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China’s manufacturing sector shows improvement

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) — China’s manufacturing sector hit a three-month high in October on stronger new orders data, according to a key initial reading released More...

Are the poor being priced out of the developing world?

Cranes, scaffolding and gigantic buildings. That’s what Metro Manila was during my last visit. In the four years I’ve been gone, the metro’s skyline has More...

No, urbanization does not inevitably improve a country’s economy

The standard line of thought is that movement to cities correlates with more wealth, but while that works for developing countries in Asia, it doesn’t More...

China’s slowing economy gets a glimmer of good news

China’s economic slowdown may finally have hit bottom, a glimmer of good news ahead of third-quarter results that are expected to show a dramatic slowdown. More...

How one billion women will shake the business world

Nearly 1 billion women will enter the global economy for the first time in the coming decade alone, fundamentally shifting how the world works. Continue More...

Live long and prosper? UN report says we need to act now

The good news is that prospects for a long life were never better on planet Earth. According to a new UN report, strides in nutrition, More...

China, India consumer spending to triple by 2020: study

(Reuters) – Consumer spending in emerging market powerhouses China and India is expected to triple by 2020 to a combined $10 trillion a year, potentially helping to More...

Review: “What’s the Economy For, Anyway?”

The Great Recession and current economic instability have raised many questions about how to revive the economy and create jobs. For some, however, economic recovery More...