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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 (2018) 117 (795): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2018
... appealed an English court decision that would enforce its debt to Russia as if it were an ordinary commercial contract, despite Russia s annexation of Crimea, crippling trade sanctions, and sponsorship of separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. A fund known for making a fortune from suing Argentina has...
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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): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the University of California Ruth Prince Africa Kenya Uganda HIV/AIDS malaria Ebola disease public health-care systems Gates Foundation World Health Organization International Monetary Fund nongovernmental organizations During the past 10 years, the scaling up of access to lifesaving...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Alexis Tsipras Yanis Varoufakis Panos Kammenos Independent Greeks euro European Commission International Monetary Fund Angela Merkel Vladimir Putin George Papandreou 108 To the Brink and Back in Greece MANOS MATSAGANIS [O]rdinary Greeks intuitively understood better than many...
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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 (770): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Greek Greece IMF international monetary fund moral hazard Schauble 83 The World Bank issued a report in January warning that the European economy is slipping toward secular stagnation, a pro- longed period of very low inflation and very low growth. Should it come to pass, this development...
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Current History (2011) 110 (734): 91–96.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the University of California euro Barry Eichengreen euro crisis European Union Greece Portugal Ireland Germany productivity International Monetary Fund 91 The 2010 11 euro crisis has been far and away the gravest challenge that the single currency has faced since it was created in 1999...
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Current History (2010) 109 (730): 342–348.
Published: 01 November 2010
... economic growth in emerging mar- kets in Asia and Latin America. Under particu- larly heavy challenge is the role that the United States plays in international financial institu- tions, most notably the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, where America has traditionally exerted a degree...
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Current History (2010) 109 (724): 47–52.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Fernando Henrique Cardoso reform BRIC Itamar Franco Plano Real Social Emergency Fund Brazilian Social Democracy Party Fiscal Responsibility Law 47 After the military rule and the ineffectual civilian governments that the coun- try endured from 1964 to 1994, Brazil has turned...
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Current History (2003) 102 (664): 195–199.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the Union address. In practice, however, priorities are being set by another agenda, a war agenda. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California United States Africa AIDS NEPAD George Bush African Union Global Fund Thabo Mbeki AGOA...
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Current History (2000) 99 (640): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2000
... group is composed of international conservation organi- zations such as the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and the World Wildlife Fund, whose mis- sions are educating people and politicians about the virtues of biological conservation. A fourth group consists of functionaries of the state forest...
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Current History (2000) 99 (640): 383–388.
Published: 01 November 2000
... of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, and the 2000 demonstrations in Melbourne at a gathering of the World Economic Forum. Their resistance can be best understood as a deep-rooted process, and may be likened to a broad tree whose branches and shoots consist of several institu- tions churches, trade unions...