The riches of Afghanistan and the poverty of governments.
Age Of Austerity
Borders without barriers
A brave new attempt to break down barriers to trade, at Africa's border posts.
Does product placement work? Plus Mick Jagger on the era of making money from music.
China Re-invents Itself
Chinese underground music, American financial reforms and a whopping dose of envy.
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Cleaning up reputations
We launch a clean-up of the Gulf of Mexico, BP's reputation and Europe's banks.
Business Weekly: It's all who you know
It's not what you know, it's who you know: Twenty-first century networking
A glimpse of the future
The debate over our energy future plus how the business of television is going to change.
China's hidden bank loans
Is China's economy still overheating? Plus do food price controls really work?
Muslim brands and talking cars
Businessman Rafi-uddin Shikoh on why there are few Muslim global brands. And talking cars.
Double dip recession?
Will a double dip recession in America happen? Plus power cuts in Iraq, and sailing.
Hard times in Latvia, and boom time in Germany. Plus, re-creating your career.
Reining in the banks
After the Great Recession, banks get new rules for responsible lending. Will they work?
Crisis and opportunity
We look at growth in Africa, food in Mexico, shipping in the Arctic and banks in Europe.
After the storm
Ireland's government pledges more funds to save the banks. Was there no alternative?
Hard Times & Emigration
Time to go home or seek a new life abroad?How recession is affecting migration patterns.
Digging Deep, Flying High
How is the mining industry tackling safety? And the future of air travel.
UK spending cuts, swearing at work
Will radical cuts in UK public services halt economic growth? And should we swear at work?
America's Middle Classes
Are those who lost jobs and homes right to feel let down? What next for central bankers?
Could the currency spat lead to a full blown trade war? Hear the views from the G20.
Rationality and Money
Rationality, money and the finacial crisis. And Ireland's commedy and economics festival.
Bulgaria, Ireland and the Euro
What's wrong with the Euro? Hear views from Bulgaria and Ireland. And bad business speak.
The Euro in Crisis
Crisis in the Eurozone. And is microfinance failing Asia's poor?
Sexism: the glass ceiling. Corruption: business bribes. Thrift: Ikea's business culture.
The Best Of All Possible Worlds
Does Ireland's downturn have an upside? And why East Africa still backs a single currency.
Can a timely intervention save Europe's economies?
Entrepreneurs & ethical gifts
Can entrepreneurs boost the world economy in 2011?
The future of the world economy in 2011. And why long working hours are the norm in China.
The Euro and consumer choices
A leading economist says several countries will abandon the euro in the next few years.
Inflation in China
How worried should we be about inflation?
Dr Doom and Davos
Investment advice from Dr Doom. Plus: the view from Davos.
Betting against Wall Street
Betting against Wall Street. When good bosses go bad ... and driving an electric car.
Ukraine and Germany: a tale of two countries
Can Ukraine fully stamp out corruption? And why does Germany have so few women CEO's?
Unemployment in Egypt: Mubarak is gone, but economic problems remain.
Is California broke?
Will California go bankrupt? Plus an interview with US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.
Sewage, Bankruptcy and Strikes
An American county is facing bankruptcy because Wall St helped finance its sewers.
Can China achieve green growth? Plus, how your boss could be spying on you at work.
A new oil shock?
Could the nuclear crisis in Japan and unrest in Arab nations lead to a global oil shock?
The financial cost of conflict
As western forces bomb Libya, we explore the financial cost of war.
Update: Trump hits China with tariffs
President Trump has announced new tariffs on Chinese goods
The dark world of online disinformation
A close look into the myriad fake user accounts and bots spreading disinformation online
How important is solar power to the future of the planet?
Trump announces new tariffs on China
The US has hit back at China in their escalating trade war
Fighting modern slavery
Devina Gupta and her guests discuss what can be done to eradicate modern day slavery.