Central bank currencies offer many advantages, but recent government actions that sow doubt in their trustworthiness put their adoption at considerable risk.
Russia’s economy may generate massive natural resource wealth from its exports, but on a per capita basis, it has an income on par with China and is far behind G7 nations.
Socialism is a lovely image and a great theory. So, what happens in reality?
The Liberal election promise to “crack down” on so-called predatory lenders could end up doing more harm than good for those it is trying to help.
What is Modern Monetary Theory, and what are its implications for Canada? Leading economist Chris Ragan joins our Hub Dialogues podcast to discuss.
Societies are aging, inequality is falling, and inflation is back as a pressing concern. What does this mean for the global economy?
Trying to capture the benefits of innovation and creative destruction while minimizing the upheaval and harms to society is a tricky balance to strike.
Canadians do not want, and will not benefit from, a return to higher and more volatile inflation.
Economic and fiscal outlooks always look better down the road until they don’t. Nobody expected inflation to rise as quickly as it did.
Contrary to the idea that economics is an entirely secular Enlightenment product, religious ideas have shaped economic thinking since the beginning of modern Western economics.