Economy

The Chadian government’s decision to close the country’s lengthy northern border, on the 5th of January, may be good to prevent Islamic State fighters’ crossing over. However, the calculus behind the decision will absolutely have a disastrous economic impact on ...

The East African Economic Integration: Choice or necessity? According to the Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII) Report in 2016; out of all the Regional Economic Communities, the report cites the East African Community as the most integrated region. There are ...

Rapid economic growth has completely transformed Chinese society in just a few decades. Over the past years, there have been surges in urbanization, consumer spending, and average household income. Promising economic opportunities were presented throughout the country and abject poverty ...

Essay  by Julien Garcia, member of HEIP Junior Consulting The COP 21 was the most important international meeting about environment ever made. It led to ambitious promises and brought a feeling of hope about the climatic challenge. However, the world ...
Deteriorating condition of Afganistan

  Following the Chinese Communist Party’s takeover in 1949, China had transformed from a feudal society to a pro-Soviet socialist republic. The Communist Party had started to reorganize the very structure of society, and sought to rebuild the economic system ...

Let’s get straight to the point: No country gets close to a perfect score in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s index fall below the midpoint of our scale of 0 ...

In Casamance, in the south-west of Senegal, a Sino-Australian multinational is looking for zircon, a mineral whose exploitaiton is very lucrative. But the project has many gray areas, reveals a survey by the news website Ouestaf News. Niafrang could have stayed a ...

Chile has been in these last decades one of the most stable country in South America. It’s ability to adapt successfuly to the fall of prices of copper , to a political transition and to limit public spending and having ...

Why the US are so powerful? The main reasons lying behind their dominance is that they base their power on several pillars : geographical advantage , culture of innovation , high level of education , financial and economic flexibility and ...

The European Union will likely soon decommission the 500-euro note in an effort to deter criminal activity. Cash. The elimination of the euro’s highest denomination is the latest step in a longer-term move toward a cashless society, prompted by factors ...