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More money, more problems

The government continues to run its fiscal affairs with an increasing reliance on debt to fund its expenditures. The reliance on debt to fund fiscal operations has never been greater,…

In the money

Domestic Resource Mobilisation (DRM) is the process through which governments raise much-needed funds for development, alleviating poverty and delivering public services. DRM is the foundation of self-sustaining development. DRM is…

Tracking dirty money

The Panama Papers along with them stories of corruption in high places have remained in the media headlines now for nearly 15 months, almost on a daily basis. And it…

Fight Against Money Laundering

Fight against money laundering

The growing global interaction of world economies has increased economic activity. This interaction has also given new opportunities for creation of black money through various crimes and ways to whiten…

Of, By And For The Moneylenders

Of, by and for the moneylenders

As Karl Marx wrote: “The ideas of the ruling class are, in any age, the ruling ideas” (‘The German Ideology’, 1845). Today, as the ruling class of global and domestic…

Democratising Money

Democratising money

The Green New Deal has been in the air lately. In a recent piece on this website, Rob Urie writes that the Green New Deal is “the last, best hope…

Money Can’t Buy Exports

Money can’t buy exports

The 'export package', in the works for months, finally got unwrapped last week. For the PM it was an occasion to remind the doubting Thomases of the economic turn-around. He…