Can Growth and Sustainability Be Achieved in Uganda At The Same Time?
… is it possible for a country like Uganda to experience growth and sustainability at the same time? Are we able to have a country and continent that delivers enough opportunity for its own people and provides a higher standard of living for everyone? There are very pertinent […]
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Is the Fabled Indian Growth Story Falling Apart?
A conundrum of modern times, the debate on growth versus sustainability is like the age-old question of the chicken and the egg — which came first? Or in this case it is a question of priorities. Should we prioritise growth over sustainability or vice versa? Or why can’t be […]
Op Knocks: Sustainable Growth in Melbourne
Melbourne is a city known for its love of vintage and alternative fashion. Linked to this, is a love of the op shop, or thrift shop. The hundreds of op stores throughout the city range from small neighbourhood shops to giant warehouse superstores.
Austerity for growth? Greater European integration could be the emergency exit…..
Austerity has never been mentioned in the Italian debate until now, unlike asperity, a lighter word that also implies future perspectives of growth. The promise of a path of asperity leading to economic growth has been the ‘mantra’ of Mario Monti’s government, and Enrico Letta, the current prime minister has […]
The Last Days of European Prosperity
There is a striking contrast between the breadth and scope of austerity measures in Europe and citizens’ perceptions of them. I recently moderated a debate organized by the Bertelsmann Foundation on what Europe can learn from Latin America in terms of managing a debt crisis. The audience was composed mostly […]