Stories about Economics & Business from March, 2017
How and why Cameroon has denied internet access to its English-speaking population.
Global Inequality in Your Pocket: How Cheap Smartphones and Lax Policies Leave Us Vulnerable to Hacking
People who are poor, socially marginalized, and less tech-savvy bear the greatest risk of attacks via mobile phones.
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
How is a small city in western Japan attracting thousands of tourists? Trainspotting.
South of the Sahara, getting electricity to 620 million people may require an all-of-the-above strategy.
The Lanura village lacks basic facilities, like electricity infrastructure, water and other amenities of life. The people were stunned to learn that the village was declared a "cashless village."
Social media users have been tweeting about the situation in the city under the hashtag #BatumiRiots.
"People prefer to buy property only if housing surges overtake holding costs. It’s too silly and naïve to count on a property tax to contain rising prices!"
Australians highlighted both achievements and unrealised goals on International Women's Day 2017.
When the Japanese government launched Premium Friday the goal was to allow workers to quit work early, and then go out and shop. But it hasn't worked out that way.
As Starbucks Mulls Entry Into Jamaica, a Look at Coffee Culture (or Lack Thereof) in the Land of the Blue Mountains
Jamaica produces one of the world's highest quality coffee brands -- but does the country itself have enough of a coffee culture to support an international chain?