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Current History. 2019; 118807154–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.154
Published: 01 April 2019
... California Akbar Zaidi Pakistan military Imran Khan foreign aid elite taxation China Belt Road Initiative Saudi Arabia International Monetary Fund World Bank PERSPECTIVE The Death Wish in Pakistan s Aid Dependence S. AKBAR ZAIDI 154 In the seven months since Imran Khan took of...
Current History. 2018; 117802321–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.321
Published: 01 November 2018
... Ilene Grabel international lending institutions developing nations global financial architecture 2008 financial crisis Great Recession Bretton Woods International Monetary Fund World Bank United States PERSPECTIVE The Upside of a Messier Global Financial Architecture ILENE...
Current History. 2017; 116793303–308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.793.303
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
Current History. 2016; 115781193–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.193
Published: 01 May 2016
... Taylor China Africa commodity boom trade globalization development World Bank PERSPECTIVE The huge growth of Chinese political and business interests in Africa was one of the most significant developments for the continent s international relations since the end of the Cold War. Published...
Current History. 2015; 114775322–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.322
Published: 01 November 2015
... California William Easterly Sustainable Development Goals SDGs United Nations World Bank democracy economic growth 322 PERSPECTIVE One of the things that I have found most frustrating in my career in development is the way that any discussion must lead immediately to answering the question...
Current History. 2015; 114775298–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.775.298
Published: 01 November 2015
... reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Uri Dadush international trade globalization inequality poverty World Trade Organization World Bank International Monetary Fund Trans-Pacific Partnership tariffs 298 [T]he most powerful underlying force driving increased...
Current History. 2015; 114773217–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.217
Published: 01 September 2015
... Regents of the University of California Gregory Chin China President Xi Jinping foreign policy trade multilateral institutions New Development Bank Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Silk Road Economic Belt Maritime Silk 217 Beijing has come to realize that multilateral...
Current History. 2015; 11477083–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.770.83
Published: 01 March 2015
... Jones political economy policy making maker consensus EU bailout crisis crises euro eurocrisis Eurozone quantitative easing central bank ECB QE solidarity assets liquidity governing cuncile bundesbank draghi merkel angela debt weidmann budgeting austerity redistribution...
Current History. 2014; 113763171–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.171
Published: 01 May 2014
... California Thandika Mkandawire Africa recovery development policy policymaking Washington consensus doctrine economy Afropessimism postcolonial world bank accelerated GDP recovery neopatrimonialism liberalization donor errors investment IFI readjustment 171 during the last...
Current History. 2014; 11376064–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.760.64
Published: 01 February 2014
... market area Franco Cardoso Argentina FTAA IIRSA Brasilia infrastructure inter-American development bank Inacio de Silva Unasur union Bolivaria BNDES Rousseff Defense council OAS CLACS Carribean Haiti Maduro China Lula 64 [E]ver since the Baron of Rio Branco asserted his...
Current History. 2011; 110737223–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.737.223
Published: 01 September 2011
... Asia China North Korea Asian Development Bank Japan South Korea Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement Vietman Taiwan 223 At the end of the day, it is not clear that economic ties will act as a significant constraint on state behavior when high-stakes issues are on the table. Does...
Current History. 2010; 109730315–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.730.315
Published: 01 November 2010
... United States United Nations Bretton Woods China NATO UN Security Council World Trade Organization Bank 315 The governance of the global system is at a turning point. For over half a century, the United States and its Western partners have dominated the world s governance institutions...
Current History. 2010; 109730342–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.730.342
Published: 01 November 2010
... International Monetary Fund United States World Bank Trade Organization European Union John Maynard Keynes Organization Economic Cooperation Development Asian financial crisis US dollar 342 The ongoing shift in the distribution of global financial power could come just in time to...
Current History. 2010; 109727205–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.727.205
Published: 01 May 2010
... Economic Cooperation Development civil society Millennium Project governance Commission Africa Mali Group Eight Dambisa Moyo World Bank 205 Most analysts on the continent do not share donor nations optimism that a big push in aid will make a big difference in the lives of poor Africans...
Current History. 2010; 109726144–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.726.144
Published: 01 April 2010
...Rahul Mukherji Powerful political interests still stand in the way of India's realizing its economic potential.” © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Narasimha Rao Reserve Bank India Manmohan Singh deregulation Montek...
Current History. 2010; 109725124–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.725.124
Published: 01 March 2010
... Gordon Brown Labor Party Bank England David Miliband 124 The United Kingdom today is in the middle of a long election campaign that began informally in January. The Labor govern- ment is nearing the end of its third term in office, having held power since a landslide election in 1997. As with...
Current History. 2004; 103671127–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.671.127
Published: 01 March 2004
... that would arise under other scenarios. UNPLEASANT MONETARY OPTIONS On May 1, 2004, 10 new EU member states will join Europe s monetary union.1 They will not, how- ever, be obliged to adopt the euro, the EU currency, at the outset. Although they will become part of the European System of Central Banks...
Current History. 2004; 10367051–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.670.51
Published: 01 February 2004
... WTO Carnegie Endowment World Bank NADBANK trade North America When they drafted the North AmericanFree Trade Agreement 10 years ago, thethree parties to the pact the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to lift trade barriers and create an area where trade, commerce, and investment would...
Current History. 2004; 10366931–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.669.31
Published: 01 January 2004
...Sara Roy The tragic ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis shields a greater tragedy currently unfolding in the West Bank and Gaza Strip: the dismemberment of the Palestinian economy. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History. 2003; 102664206–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.664.206
Published: 01 May 2003
... the foundation for future instability and warlordism in an already devastated country.” © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California Angola Jonas Savimbi MPLA landmines UNITA African Union Luena Accords AIDS World Bank Planalto...