Policy uncertainty spillover and the role of institution: Evidence from the mining sector

Examining the role of institutional quality Global markets integration means that policy uncertainty in a national economy can have major ramifications across the world at a macroeconomic level. However, the empirical literature on the microeconomic channels that underlie macro relationships have been less studied. How do global firms reallocate assets across geographies in uncertain times?…

Ethnic favourtism in democracy

The political economy of land and labour in sub-Saharan Africa How resources and wealth are distributed among the population has fundamental implications for welfare. When markets and institutions fail, power relationships between groups shape allocation of resources and yield to inefficient outcomes. These issues are particularly salient on the African continent. Economic inequalities between ethnic…

Focused on the goals?

Examining organisational attention to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The challenge Evidence suggests only a small proportion of institutional investors have made meaningful efforts to integrate environmental, social and governance considerations into their investment processes, in line with the United Nations’ SDGs. Many commentators believe that significant corporate action on the SDGs will only happen…