Africa needs trade more than it needs aid from celebrities in the West
Prince Charles promoted organic farming in a speech to Americans, but he doesn't consider the positive role that a free market could play
Selling off government-owned assets like property could help narrow the gap between the EU's strongest and weakest economies
Intellectual property rights can hinder technological and cultural advance by stifling creativity and immitation
Chile's system gives people a choice in how to save and has had great success
By letting countries default after a bailout, they would not have the burden of debt when they start to grow again
When an economy becomes complex, does it require extra guidance from the government?
Children can be encouraged to pick healthy foods if the less healthy options are at the end of the line. The way we construct choices can 'nudge' people to make certain choices.
Without a gold standard, currency inflation has made people's savings disappear
If governments weren't ever allowed to borrow, they wouldn't accumulate massive debt for future generations
Politicians would be better off if they understood a couple of basic aspects of human behavior
The UK and US seem to spend money as if there were a limitless supply. But Germany and most US states have laws to keep the government budget balanced.
Even when Hong Kong was under British rule, neighboring China benefited from its economy. Would the same model work in the rest of the developing world?
Portugal's economy has collapsed, and it looks like the country will be bailed out by the European Union
The disaster at the Japanese nuclear plant is already affecting how countries around the world think of nuclear power. Will it affect the price of electricity, too?
Last year, 90 million people traded goods on eBay, and 98 percent of the trades got a positive rating.
Look at how specializations in business match up with demand.
Bringing British-style supermarkets to India could increase the country's food supply.
In Britain, 'fuel duty' and value added tax add up to a large chunk of the final price.
Strict building regulations may hinder the formation of a competitive market of new schools.