While carbon offshoring occurs as developed countries continue to shift emission-intensive industries to the developing world, weak environmental laws remain not the sole source of comparative advantage driving offshoring.
How were indigenous people in one of the whitest countries in Latin America able to gain political and economic influence?
The Biden Administration’s substantial strict restrictions on the semiconductor industry in China hit the Chinese semiconductor industry hard. Though China has already been progressing toward semiconductor sufficiency, it will have to invest more in front-end manufacturing.
For decades, Saudi Arabia’s economy heavily relied on its oil export industry. With the global economy pivoting toward renewable energy, the Kingdom’s development of a new mega-city, The Line, foreshadows the nation’s bold endeavor for economic diversification.
Hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup was one of Qatar’s biggest achievements of the past decade. However, instead of being able to make the most of the potential benefits, the country was left scrambling to fulfill the obligations of a post that ultimately made it worse off than when it first made its bid in 2010.
With Europe facing an energy crisis, grid politics is increasingly defining its political landscape…
The German capital, Berlin, a city once known for its low rent, now faces a housing crisis, driven by a sharp increase in rent prices and unsuccessful policies.
Dozens of government officials have violated laws on stock trades, raising the question of corruption and lack of transparency in the government.
Tech companies in the United States have incredible autonomy over how they regulate their platforms. But with current legislation in Congress and cases in the Supreme Court, how we view big tech, and how we interact in the digital sphere, is likely to change.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was elected for his third term as president over Jair Bolsonaro, a change signifying a drastically different policy regime for Brazil as compared to Bolsonaro’s deleterious free-market model of governance.