A large number of people surveyed said relying on their family or charities for hand-outs left them feeling "demeaned" and "degraded"
Here are the five things to watch for this week to measure the global economic temperature
As in the lead-up to the dot.com crash, investors chasing revenue and earnings growth have pushed up sectors such as technology. More than 80 per cent of new IPOs are for companies with no earnings
President Rafael Correa: 'I know we're at the most difficult stage right now, but it's just the beginning'
The founders of charity GiveDirectly said they want to investigate how having a secure income indefinitely can change people's behaviour day-to-day
Though our economy is smaller than Japan or German, we buy more online – and our consumers are ever more sophisticated in their choices
A 35-year-old needs to invest £125,000 to earn a pension of £35,000 when the interest rate is 5 per cent. If it's 2 per cent, they'll need to save £400,000
National house price figures, to be released on Tuesday, will show what effect the Brexit campaign is having on price growth
Around 8 per cent of global wealth is held offshore. That is a serious amount of money. And it means we are probably underestimating national wealth inequality.
Das Capital: Travel bookings to African nations thousands of kilometres from the outbreak fell by up to 70 per cent, and the nations hardest hit will take decades to rebuild
Look out for economic data from America on Friday. Unemployment is expected to fall, and solid growth in the US is good news for the rest of us
Neoliberal politicians believe that that money can only be borrowed into existence, but that's not the case - and this fiction is forcing governments to resort to drastic measures
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The carving out of capital spending from current spending in the five-year target for budget surplus will be welcomed by virtually all independent economists
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The decline follows a pretty dismal year for a financial sector that isn’t expected to get much better in 2016