Economic system

Economists call for a new economic system for South Sudan

JUBA/GENEVA – As some South Sudanese experts recommend the government adopt a new economic system used by developing states to cut off black market currency trading and stabilize soaring prices, a new report from a UN panel says the real problem in South Sudan is deep-rooted government corruption. According to Abraham Matoch, professor of economics […]

Economic study

New economic study finds US could lose $2.2 trillion a year due to low adult literacy

According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than half of U.S. adults between the ages of 16 and 74 (54% or 130 million people) lack literacy skills, reading below the equivalent of a sixth grade. year. Literacy is linked to better health, higher levels of civic engagement and higher earnings in the labor market. […]