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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 163–169.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the University of California Scott Taylor Africa business entrepreneurship capitalism economic growth development infrastructure investment commodities According to a variety of metrics, business is booming in sub-Saharan Africa. Foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased...
Current History (2014) 113 (760): 57–63.
Published: 01 February 2014
... commodities market 57 Given a trifecta of ill tidings street protests, corruption scandals, and economic worries perhaps the most surprising news is Dilma s resilience as a candidate for reelection. Brazil s Ebbing Tide matthew m. taylor Brazil is in a funk. The past year has brought violent protests, a...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., inter- national organizations such as the United Nations mariano turzi is a professor of international studies at Argentina s Torcuato Di Tella University and New York Uni- versity-Buenos Aires. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Bank agree that agricultural commodity prices will rise...
Current History (2011) 110 (733): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2011
... additional millions who join the work force every year. Coal, oil and gas, ores and min- erals, soy and other agricultural goods: Chinese demand for these has caused a secular shift in global commodities markets. China s leaders, moreover, are not content to leave their procurement efforts to the vagaries of...