Union recognition can be a tough battle in EU member states in central and eastern Europe.
A world at peace depends on making knowledge which could be of military as well as commercial value a public good.
The Tory government, Paul Mason writes, is a victim of the skills shortages its ‘free markets’ have engendered.
Trade unions have been winning battles across Europe to halt the erosion of real wages but can’t win this war alone.
At Davos the corporate elite are discussing a more co-operative world—yet their arbitrage relies on its rifts.
Jayati Ghosh warns against historically disastrous approaches to the sovereign-debt crisis hitting low- and middle-income countries.
Addressing Europe’s huge challenges requires treating Europe as more than the sum of its national parts.
Too few countries have ratified the ILO convention on domestic work. Too many don’t see the need.
Anxiety about the state of democracy amid political polarisation should direct us to an unexpected answer—economic citizenship.
The gender pay gap is stubborn because several factors underpin it. Action is needed on all of them.
Reducing working time is necessary to decouple work from growth. Well designed, it could redistribute care more evenly.
Inflation is a number. But addressing it is not just a technical issue, best left to (usually male) economists.
Peter Bofinger argues that on the ‘digital euro’ the European Central Bank has dug itself into a hole it would do best to vacate.
The ECB has taken upon itself to challenge the Spanish government over a temporary tax on the profits of commercial banks.
The vast sums disbursed in procurement and subsidies by public institutions must lever good work amid the green transition.
Pandemics, wars and recessions do not exempt states from human-rights commitments. They must tax multinationals and the richest more to protect the most vulnerable.
EU member-state governments have flinched at the challenge of enforcing responsible business conduct.
Companies with market power are increasing prices beyond rising energy costs—because they can.
New data on inequality show probably the greatest reshuffling of world incomes since the industrial revolution, Branko Milanovic writes.
Platform companies trumpet the ‘freedom’ their ‘independent contractors’ enjoy. They misrepresent what freedom is.
The over-reliance on interest-rate increases will likely lead to economic disaster in low- and middle-income countries.