For details on the Global Gender Pay gap see the recent United Nations Stop the Robbery campaign which has been launched on social media It is supporting the http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13th – 24th March, 2017, […]
Great economic evidence in favour of Gender equality was published in this recent report from the EIGE (European Institute for Gender Equality) which quoted the data that on average improved gender equality in EU nations would to lead to an increase in GDP of about 12% by 2050. This is supported by the World Economic Forum […]
Today (8th March) is budget day- keep up with the news and views – with our selection of academic resources. This will be the last spring budget as unless the chancellor changes his mind all will be held annually in the autumn from now on. Read the full text papers on the UK Government website […]
Find out in the latest annual review of the Graduate market from High Fliers research. Find out how the number of job vacancies for new graduates has changed from 2007-2017. Vacancies by sector and average salaries. Also released this week the all party parliamentary group social mobility examines the impact of social background on access […]
This week the latest annual meeting of the World Economic Forum took place at Davos. News and information is available on the official website To mark the occasion Oxfam released its 99% of wealth report with up to date figures. 8 billionnaires have as much wealth as 50% of the world’s population. Look on the […]
A transcript of Theresa may’s speech of 17th January is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/the-governments-negotiating-objectives-for-exiting-the-eu-pm-speech
A new site from the World Bank which provides free access to open data on trade and competitiveness. It has over 180 indicators drawn from a range of World Bank, UN and other international organisations. Key topics are barriers to trade, private sector investment, foreign direct investment, innovation, competition policy and the economic context and conditions. […]
This week the World Economic Forum released its latest annual report on risk in 2017. It focuses on five areas, economic, social, technological, geopolitical and environmental. There are trends maps and predictions and perceptions from experts. Also released this week Global Economic Prospects from the World Bank which also considers potential economic risks.
The Core Project is an interactive, open-access eBook based Economics course devised by academics from respected institutions around the world.
Read the full text online via the OECD iLibrary Download of the latest report on the state of entrepreneurship produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme. The 2016 edition includes statistical data from a new online small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) survey prepared by Facebook in co-operation with the OECD and the World Bank. Topics […]