Kerala has the lowest poverty in the country, as noted in a report by NITI Ayog, is a reflection of the left-wing government’s unwavering commitment to social welfare, the chief state minister said on Friday. Pinarayi Vijayan. NITI Aayog’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) ranked the state as the lowest povertyRead More →

Senior ministers reportedly walk away from increasing PUP benefits for laid-off workers after a special Cabinet subcommittee on Monday evening. It will deal a devastating blow to thousands of workers in nightclubs and late bars who are at risk of losing their jobs again after the midnight curfew went intoRead More →

LYDENBURG – Northam Booysendal Platinum Mine was among the participants and sponsors through the Booysendal Community Trust, an outreach program held in Rooikrans on Thursday 16th September. Michael Westdyk of Sassa leading Bluemoon Mashegoane. The purpose of the event was to enlighten residents on the services offered by the privateRead More →

Twelve years apart, the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and the 2020 pandemic had a stereophonic economic impact on the world. Livelihoods, savings and discretionary spending have been threatened, reduced and lost. The impact on real household incomes across the world varies, depending in part on government responses in theRead More →

Measuring economic well-being: what and how? Author / Publisher: Gabriel Quiros-Romero; Marshal B Reinsdorf Publication date: May 18, 2020 Electronic access: Free download. Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this PDF file Summary: Calls for a more people-centered approach to economic performance statistics, and concerns about inequalities, environmentalRead More →

Monday, November 19, 2018 (Day 1) 8h00 Registration and continental breakfast 8:45 am Welcome, Louis Marc Ducharme, Chief Statistician and Data Officer, and Director, Statistics Department, IMF 8:50 a.m. Introduction to the Forum, David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF Summary 9:15 a.m. SESSION I. FRAMEWORK FOR ECONOMIC WELL-BEING “BEYONDRead More →