The U.S. dollar finds itself as the currency of the global economy. In extreme circumstances, many countries even replace their own sovereign currencies for the dollar, in hopes of bringing much-needed economic stability. The dollar’s dominance, however, is not uncontested and its use is not without drawbacks.
The pandemic, as it has done to so many industries, has put in a pin in the production and distribution of movies and television shows, yet as so many people are forced to self isolate, the demand for content new and old has never been higher. As COVID-19 drains some sectors of the film industry and boosts others, we investigate who the biggest winners and losers of the pandemic are in the entertainment industry.
What’s the greenest drive to work—especially if it’s relatively close by? With an evolving electric car economy, substituting your conventional car for an electric car and driving it daily for as long as possible (especially with a low-carbon intensive grid mix) seems the way to go. But what is the true impact of this?
BRB hones into the industry of private tutoring, and uses a case study in Singapore to show the effectiveness, efficiency and profitability of a firm in this market if executed correctly.
BRB dives into the multi billion dollar gaming industry. With the recent release of both Sony and Microsoft’s ‘next gen’ consoles, let’s take a look at how the pandemic bolstered key players in this market.
Over the past year, COVID 19 has impacted buying decisions and seller practices. As cases continue to rise across the world, how have businesses been impacted by closures and online commerce?
In the past decade, impact investing has seen an exponential increase in emerging markets such as India, China, Philippines, and Vietnam – regardless of the risks involved. In this article, our Economic columnist attempts to identify the true driver of impact investment – a commercial opportunity for returns; or a Gen Zer’s guilty conscience?
What happens when entire countries can no longer pay their debts in the 21st century? Is the international economy strong enough to handle dozens of insolvent countries—especially in the middle of a global pandemic? This article explores how countries became indebted before and during COVID-19 and whether the current strategy of sovereign debt reduction is an effective way to stabilize countries in the midst of a public health crisis.