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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of 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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 321–324.
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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 303–308.
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...
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Current History (2016) 115 (781): 193–195.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in these fields is likely to increase. The World Bank has predicted that a slowdown in the economies of the BRICS group of large developing nations Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (of which China s economy is by far the largest) would have a greater effect on African economic growth than either...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 322–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of 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...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 298–304.
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...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 217–223.
Published: 01 September 2015
... The 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...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 83–88.
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...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 171–177.
Published: 01 May 2014
... by the Inter- national Monetary Fund and the World Bank. There is a difference between recovery and catching up with the rest of the world. Recovery basically puts to use existing, underutilized capac- ities to get back to earlier levels of development. Catching up involves the creation of new capaci- ties...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 64–69.
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...
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Current History (2011) 110 (737): 223–228.
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...
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Current History (2010) 109 (730): 315–321.
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...
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Current History (2010) 109 (730): 342–348.
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...
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Current History (2010) 109 (727): 205–209.
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...
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Current History (2010) 109 (726): 144–150.
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...
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Current History (2010) 109 (725): 124–125.
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...
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Current History (2004) 103 (671): 127–134.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California European Union Euro United Kingdom Sweden fluctuation band Hungary ERM-II European Central Bank CEE4 Poland Now that the decision has been made to admitto the European Union eight of what...
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Current History (2004) 103 (670): 51–55.
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...
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Current History (2004) 103 (669): 31–36.
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...
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Current History (2003) 102 (664): 206–214.
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 The Angolan...