Raising the minimum wage in Greece

Leonardo Rasaki

Greece went through a structural adjustment programme that reduced the country’s minimum wages. When the economy began to recover, the government worried about the effect that raising the minimum wage again would have on the economy. Vassilis Monastiriotis’ research showed that a carefully raised minimum wage could increase the earnings of low-wage workers and […]

AI tries its hand at economics

Leonardo Rasaki

Over the next few months, you and your computer code can hatch a plan to save a planet. It’s a fictitious artificial planet, granted, but one that simulates the economy, geopolitics and climate of our real world. And perhaps your ideas will soon prove useful here on warming Earth. Launched […]