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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 188–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Agreement AfCFTA Africa free trade integration globalization African Union economic development borders informal economy 188 Ideally, the free movement of goods and services should coexist with the free movement of people. Pan-African Aspirations Drive a New Free Trade Pact CHRISTOPHER...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Naomi Hossain Few big countries … have had their fortunes so profoundly shaped by a weak position in the global system. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Naomi Hossain Bangladesh social policy economic development...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2019
... United States Hurricane Maria colonialism postcolonial economic development trade globalization investment bankruptcy austerity diaspora migration 43 Hurricane Maria was a singular event in Puerto Rico s history. The storm struck on September 20, 2017, and left unparalleled devastation in...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Maria Hagan Joshua Wassink Mexico United States immigration deportation return migration trade employment social mobility economic policy NAFTA urban rural work job skills 50 [L]abor-market reintegration is a complex and uneven process for return migrants. Return Migration and...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Gordon economic sanctions Iraq Iran South Africa Cuba United States United Nations Security Council international finance banking insurance shipping trade humanitarian 3In 1919, trying to persuade the United States to join the League of Nations, President Wood-row Wilson touted the...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Frank-Borge Wietzke social mobility middle class poverty inequality economic policy politics identity developing countries China India Brazil 16 Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle- income groups enter the political arena...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 283–284.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Ibañez-Tirado Magnus Marsden China Belt Road Initiative Silk Road trade Central Asia Tajikistan economic development commerce foreign investment infrastructure PERSPECTIVE China s Old and New Central Asian Ties DIANA IBAÑEZ-TIRADO AND MAGNUS MARSDEN 283 Traveling by road from...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Theodore Gerber Russia economic reform oligarchs middle class social mobility education cronyism corruption Soviet Union communism inequality 258 The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not. Stalled Social...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Kong Taiwan Greater China Confucianism trade economic development democracy nationalism capitalism culture civilization transnational 235 What used to be viewed as relatively self-defined polities in a previous era . . . are now being reconfigured by competing centripetal and...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2018
... mobility middle class poverty labor migration informal economy economic development communism Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong 203 In December 1978, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) formally announced its decision to leave the safe shores of economic policies based on state socialism...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 69–72.
Published: 01 February 2018
... relations inequality Fidel Castro Raul Castro Cuban Revolution Spain remittances economic reforms Cuban diaspora Afro-Cubans 69 Afro-Cubans, who were once considered the backbone of the revolution, for the most part are being left out of the island s new opportunities . . . Race and...
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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 (2017) 116 (793): 320–323.
Published: 01 November 2017
... University of California Jeffrey Edward Green liberalism liberal democracy economic inequality financial crisis welfare income wealth poverty education plutocracy taxes PERSPECTIVE Has Inequality Led to a Crisis for Liberalism? JEFFREY EDWARD GREEN JEFFREY EDWARD GREEN is an associate...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 203–209.
Published: 01 September 2017
... California Kristen Looney Meg Rithmire China urbanization cities population hukou system rural migrants economic development inequality From the enclosure of land in eighteenth-century England to the rise of megacities in the contemporary developing world, turning agricultural economies...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Barry Eichengreen The euro crisis may have been an inevitable result of the ideologically driven arguments for adopting the common currency—or of incompatible national economic philosophies. The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe , by Joseph E. Stiglitz . W.W...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Young Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 economic reform privatization Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman United Arab Emirates Gulf States Gulf Cooperation Council development oil 355 Saudi Arabia must place its citizens firmly in the center of its transformation, so that...
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Current History (2016) 115 (784): 298–304.
Published: 01 November 2016
... History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Devesh Kapur diasporas emigration migration brain drain slavery slave trade economic development remittances Mexico China 298 From humanity s origins in Africa, the his-tory of the world is a history of...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 23–28.
Published: 01 January 2016
... rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Jonathan Kirshner global financial crisis economic reform banking regulations Federal Reserve Wall Street Great Recession Depression China Europe laissez-faire Ben Bernanke Alan Greenspan Glass-Steagall Dodd...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Arab Spring General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi January 2011 uprising authoritarian rule human rights economic reforms Salafis Sinai 343 Sisi s focus on fighting terrorism has shifted the nation s political narrative from democracy and freedom to...