Which regions are booming and which are suffering?

By Andrew TaitThe United States is on pace to have the most robust economy in the world.The US economy is on track to post annual GDP growth of 3.2% this year, and to be the third-largest economy in a year.It is also projected to grow by 1.8% this quarter and by 2.6% in the year …

Which of the world’s richest countries is most unequal?

The wealthiest countries are in many ways more unequal than the poorest, and a new study says that the U.S. has the most unequal country on the planet.But there are also plenty of exceptions.The most unequal countries are also the ones with the highest levels of economic activity, according to a new report from the …

What is a savanna region?

The Globe and Mail is pleased to announce the launch of our new Regional Variation in Europe section.In this section we will highlight the regional variations of our continent, as well as the different approaches that have been taken to creating and adapting them.We are delighted to welcome David C. McLean as our first guest …

The top five countries to watch in the second half of the year

6.Colombia 6.Venezuela 6.Philippines 6.Haiti 6.Vietnam 6.Peru 6.Argentina 6.India 6.Ghana 6.Malaysia 6.Turkey 6.Algeria 6.Thailand 6.Ecuador 6.United States of America 6.Brazil 7.Uruguay 7.Costa Rica 7.Chile 7.Ecuador 7.Colombia 7.Ukraine 7.Dominican Republic 7.Bolivia 7.Algeria 7.Tunisia 7.Egypt 7.Afghanistan 7.Iraq 7.Thailand 7.Peru 7.Morocco 7.United Kingdom 7.Israel 7.Paraguay 7.Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.Argentina 7.Vietnam 7.Saudi Arabia 7.Turkey 7.Pakistan 7.Philippines 7.Bangladesh 7.Sudan 7.Iran 7.Nigeria …

How to get a better understanding of the savanna: Why is the region under attack?

On the first day of the annual conference of the International Association of Conservancy Research and Education (IACRE), the organization that manages the federal government’s conservancy programs, I spoke with a panelist about why conservation groups are increasingly worried about the future of the Western Great Plains.The Western Great Lakes, which stretch from the Gulf …

World Bank’s World Development Indicators 2014: a guide to regional economics

Posted November 30, 2014 12:02:24 The World Bank released its World Development Report 2014 this week, and while there was a lot of news and analysis in there, the focus was largely on regionalism.The report focuses on four key topics: the economy, governance, international institutions, and international trade.Here are some key points to know about …

How to tell whether your hospital is doing its job

The regional economic situation in the Mediterranean region has worsened since last year, as the Mediterranean Sea basin is increasingly under water.A growing number of European countries are now facing an unprecedented influx of migrants and refugees, many of whom are fleeing the economic crisis in the region.Here is a guide to what you need …

What you need to know about regiona

The nation’s largest city in the western part of the country, Davao City, has long been a hotspot for the trade in drugs and crime, with large populations of foreigners and foreign students.It is one of the most drug-ridden cities in the country and a magnet for drug trafficking, crime and poverty.In the past year, …

When to move to the next region

India has long been a region where economic growth is the dominant theme.But in recent years, it has also witnessed a shift to a different kind of economic growth, with growth in manufacturing falling from about 17% in 2016 to about 11% in 2020, and more recent data suggest that industrial production has not kept …