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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 163–169.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of 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 steadily, from...
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...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
... China South America resources agriculture population food commodities soybeans Brazil Argentina 50 As climate constraints and demographic imperatives make food security an ever more critical issue, agricultural resources may become the new linchpin in inter- national relations. Grown...
Current History (2011) 110 (733): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2011
... 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 global markets. Rather...