Stories about Economics & Business from November, 2013
The so-called "revolving door", or when public sector officials move into private sector jobs and vice-versa, is becoming more of an issue in the European Union with every year.
Thousands are dead in the Philippines and millions are homeless because of a super typhoon which hit the country last week. Here are some ways you can help.
Hungry and weary, some typhoon survivors are looting grocery stores and government warehouses to look for food, water, and other basic necessities.
The Benin government has announced the discovery of a source of oil in the Sèmè-Podji region. The find has pleased some, but others remain skeptical.
Caribbean travelers are being adversely affected by the LIAT pilots' strike - and they are sharing their frustrations on social media.
Peru and Bolivia can't produce enough supply to satisfy global demand for quinoa, which is causing problems in the local market and affecting locals who used to consume it regularly.
Despite the reported progress in the Philippines, Manila is still home to hundreds of thousands of informal settlers.
The phasing out of the convertible peso (CUC) has received significant attention from the international press, blogs, and economic analysts.
The best way to address antagonistic sentiment is a sense of humor and good knowledge of the subject of hatred.
The most recent Sochi Olympics scandal involves a new 100-ruble Olympic-themed banknote that the Russian Central Bank released last week.
In the latest news from Russia's slow but inexorable march to tighter control over the Internet, the Russian security apparatus is expanding its surveillance requirements for Russian ISPs.
More than a million workers reportedly joined Indonesia's two-day general strike. Workers are demanding an increase in salaries, the implementation of universal health care and protection of domestic workers