Sunday, October 1, 2023


Emerging market economies bear the brunt of a stronger dollar

Research shows that a strengthening US dollar hurts emerging markets disproportionately, with economic output shrinking up to 1.9 percent after a 10 percetn appreciation, though flexible exchange rates, anchored inflation expectations, global safety nets and capital controls can help mitigate spillovers for vulnerable economies.

Weak global economy, high inflation demand strong G20 action

As global challenges multiply, international cooperation remains key to getting all countries back on a path to stability and prosperity. The G20 has a critical part to play by ensuring the IMF has the resources and representation needed.

Global initiative, local impact: How BRI transformed Ethiopia’s transport troubles

Though there is some criticism of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), it undeniably played an important role in Ethiopia's railway history. When the...
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Rethinking climate finance for the developing world

Speaking to the Financial Times at the June 22-23 Summit for a New Global Financing Pact in Paris, Kenyan President William Ruto called for the establishment of a “global green...

Opportunities, challenges in Ethiopia’s private sector leap into digital health

Digital health has emerged as a transformative force in the healthcare industry worldwide, and Ethiopia is no exception. With advancements in technology and increasing...

How to drive US investment to Africa

When it was established during the Obama administration, the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa—or its acronym PAC-DBIA—was an important initiative, and...
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How Fintechs Fuel Ethiopia’s Energy Sector Transformation

Ethiopia has set out an ambitious goal of attaining universal access to electricity by 2024. The country has invested heavily in the energy sector...

The weak link in economics

The science of economics has always been a mystery for the layman, but the strange thing is that it has never been an unambiguous...

Global decarbonization: industrial opportunities for Africa

Decarbonization at a global level is happening and will be stepped up as the impacts of climate and weather extremes threaten social and economic...
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The road to digitalization: Lessons from fuel stations

On Monday, April 24, 2023, all 153 gas stations in Addis Ababa started implementing Digital Fuel Transaction, meaning that all payments now need to...
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