Tuesday, January 19, 2021
With the Democrats’ stunning sweep of Georgia’s two Senate run-off elections handing them control of both houses of Congress as of January 20, the idea of $2,000 stimulus checks for every household is sure to be back on the agenda in the United States. But although targeted relief for...
Policymakers’ choices during this disruption could shape their economies for decades to come The pandemic struck a global economy that was already profoundly unsustainable - socially, environmentally and even intellectually. Over the past four decades almost all advanced economies have become more polarised, with increasingly unequal income distributions. Developing economies lifted...
The Supreme Court has granted a request by the 2020 Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama to have the election petition broadcast live on national television. According to the Apex Court, it decided to grant the request on its own without any argument after lawyers...
Effort should be directed to improve financing startup and small business to sustain their development. Startup businesses are a driving force in the economic development of any country, in terms of job creation, innovation and export potential. In developing countries, especially, small businesses have contributed to boosting the development...
Some jobs will disappear and others will emerge as the world faces a dual disruption The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2020 comes at a crucial juncture for the world of work. The report, now in its third edition, maps the jobs and skills of the future...
– EcoDev360 advices gov’t The COVID-19 pandemic has not only disrupted the ongoing activities aimed at supporting the pharmaceutical industry in Ghana but has heightened the risk to growth outlook for the sector. Ghana’s pharmaceutical outputs is grossly estimated to be about 70 percent imports whilst the remaining 30 percent...
The purpose of this piece is to tell the intellectually-stimulating, powerfully-inspiring and significantly-revealing rendezvous I had with Mr. John N. Tagoe, the then Strategy Manager of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL) few years ago. As a norm, new entrants in any organization are oriented on the structure of the...
The assault on the US Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters, incited by Trump himself, was the predictable outcome of his four-year-long assault on democratic institutions, aided and abetted by so many in the Republican Party. And no one can say that Trump had not warned us: he was...
We encounter numerous problems daily and some of these problems have been with us for years. In the beginning of every New Year, we feel energized and think that our problems would be solved after listening to a few motivational speeches and attending a powerful anointing service. However, soon...
“Each year technology makes the world more complex for people to understand. So, easy to use services for consumers are in particularly great demand.” ----- Alex Kreger, Founder of UXDA The COVID-19 pandemic takes every sphere of human activity into the next level. Financial institutions are forced to move quickly to...