National income is underpinned by a country's wealth--measured comprehensively to include all assets, produced capital, human capital, natural capital and net financial assets--and sustained economic growth over the long term requires investment in this broad portfolio of assets.

African economies have been resilient to negative shocks, yet poor infrastructure remains a key obstacle to the continent’s inclusive growth, according to the 2018 edition of the African Economic O

The Economic Survey of India (ESI) 2017-18 was tabled in parliament marking the first business of this year’s budget session. The ESI document gives an account of the performance of India’s economy during the ongoing fiscal while also providing projections for the upcoming financial year 2018-19.

Over the last decade, a policy revolution has been under way in the developing and emerging world. Country after country are systematically providing noncontributory transfers to poor and vulnerable people, in order to protect them against economic shocks and to enable them to invest in themselves and their children.

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has commissioned a study on “Economic Rate of Return for various Renewable Energy Technologies”.

The Inclusive Development Index (IDI) is an annual assessment of 103 countries’ economic performance that measures how countries perform on eleven dimensions of economic progress in addition to GDP. It has 3 pillars; growth and development; inclusion and; intergenerational equity – sustainable stewardship of natural and financial resources.

Last year saw the biggest increase in billionaires in history, one more every two days. This huge increase could have ended global extreme poverty seven times over. 82% of all wealth created in the last year went to the top 1%, and nothing went to the bottom 50%. Dangerous, poorly paid work for the many is supporting extreme wealth for the few.

The African Development Bank is launching the 2018 edition of its yearly flagship report, the African Economic Outlook (AEO), on January 17, 2018 at its headquarters in Abidjan. As a leading African institution, the Bank is the first to provide headline numbers on Africa’s macroeconomic performance and outlook.

The global economy is in a broad-based cyclical recovery. Investment, manufacturing and trade are on the rebound. Financing conditions are benign, monetary policies are generally accommodative, and the worst impacts of the recent commodity price collapse have begun to dissipate.

The report blends a diagnostic assessment of the situation of Commodity Exchanges and WRS in 15 countries, drawn from across the African Continent, and builds on the learnings from it, a holistic strategy for support by the Bank and its partners to Africa’s comex and WRS sector through packages of policy, investment and capacity-building measure

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