Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
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Here's how to figure out when you should arrive at the airport using the concept of expected utility.
Professor Ingrid Woolard is the first woman to lead Stellenbosch University's faculty of economic and management sciences and she aims to push harder for access and support for students from poor and marginalised communities.
Academic macroeconomists teach the general equilibrium model - and more modern variants with same fatal weaknesses - as a decent approximation of reality, says Mark Buchanan.
Fin24 user Wynand Meyering says investing into modern technologies and getting modern export industries going will help create jobs and wealth for everyone.
British-American economist Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland have won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work on contract theory, the jury has said.
Edward Ingram clarifies some points on banking terminology from his previous essay.
Central bankers have not taken the basic step of making sensible observations and guesses about what needs to be done, says Edward Ingram.
Top postgraduate students as well as local and international experts will discuss public policy challenges at National Treasury's Public Economics Winter School.
Rwanda is gradually becoming an economically prosperous society; yet it is not becoming an open or a more democratic society, writes Ralph Mathekga.
A long and healthy life, most would agree, is linked to things like access to water and sanitation, good education and earning an income. But the conundrum is developing policy that can improve these for the poorest of the poor.
Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets.
As economics is an incredibly intricate field that the layperson often doesn’t comprehend, simplified narratives about certain economic events can influence how people respond to them.
Here's a collection of past Economics papers plus memos you can download for free to help you prepare for the matric finals.
One positive effect of the financial crisis has been a flowering of efforts to develop more useful alternatives to dominant macroeconomic models, says Mark Buchanan.
Edward Ingram explains more key principles which have not been followed by central banks, creating confusion in the global economy.
Edward Ingram is back with a better way to lend money which he says will restart the housing sector, build many more homes and create many more jobs.
Analyst Justice Malala believes the Constitutional Court judgment on non-security upgrades to Nkandla influenced Moody's rating decision earlier this year.
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