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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 264–269.
Published: 21 September 2020
... enacted under its auspices in Central Asia, and examples of how these projects have been marred by elite corruption and local protest. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 China Belt and Road Initiative Central Asia economy infrastructure corruption On a chilly but...
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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 (2018) 117 (800): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2018
... immigration politics foreign influence interference espionage democracy trade economy Chinese Australians entrepreneurialism racism 229 The most disturbing aspect of the debate is the impact it is having on Chinese Australians who want to successfully integrate into Australian society...
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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 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Press , 2018 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Sumit Ganguly book review India Alyssa Ayres Our Time Come democracy Narendra Modi Hindu nationalism market economy foreign policy trade Pakistan China In the...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 29–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...David S. Wall Big data and big crimes are powered by cloud technologies and the Internet of Things … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California David Wall economy big data cybercrime date theft dark web Internet spam hacking...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 210–216.
Published: 01 September 2017
... much deeper issue of the relationship between power and wealth in contemporary China. China entered the post-Mao era with only a rudimentary anticorruption apparatus, so it is not surprising that corruption worsened as the economy shifted into high gear. At the dawn of the new era, China also had no...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2017
... California Anirudh Krishna India demonetization Narendra Modi corruption tax evasion banking informal economy currency PERSPECTIVE Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the airwaves on November 8, 2016, to an-nounce a plan that would destroy black money, a bane of the Indian...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Act strikes informal economy manufacturing 142 Ironically, the interests and objectives of union leaders may align with those of the ruling coalition: employment growth in the organized sector is essential to the labor movement s survival in the coming decades, just as it is for the survival...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Matthew Carnes Latin America workforce informal economy labor trade middle class labor laws conditional cash transfers inequality Brazil Mexico Visit any of the great Latin American cities whether Bogotá or Buenos Aires, Lima or Mexico City, Santiago or São Paulo and you will be...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 251–258.
Published: 01 October 2015
... University of California Samuel Greene Vladimir Putin Russia authoritarianism Kremlin Orthodox church Ukraine sanctions economy protests The verdict delivered on August 17, 2015, by Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, was unambiguous: Our society...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2015
... lifted animal spirits all around. Thanks to the Central Statistical Office s decision to recalculate India s growth rate by shifting the base year for the measurement of inflation-adjusted growth from 2004 5 to 2011 12, Modi can claim that he is already growing the economy by an annual rate of over 8...
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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 (2015) 114 (770): 118–119.
Published: 01 March 2015
... superstate legal exchange economies economy merkel So far, Germany has felt hardly any pain from the Eurocrisis. On the contrary, the country s export industry has done fantastically well out of the relatively low exchange rate of the common European currency. Yet it is Germany that has seen the...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 73–76.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ted A. Henken; Archibald R.M. Ritter Relations with Washington are suddenly warmer—but if Cuba wants a vibrant economy, it must allow its people to engage in entrepreneurship and enjoy unrestricted access to the Internet. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 9–15.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ron Deibert The aims of the Internet economy and those of state security converge around the same functional needs: collecting, monitoring, and analyzing as much data as possible. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Ron Deibert...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 23–28.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Barry Eichengreen Which view is correct—that which attributes the likelihood of a weak economy in 2015 to the unfortunate concurrence of transitory problems in a number of the world's largest economies, or that which warns of secular stagnation due to the declining productive potential of...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 324–328.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Patricia Clavin The modern, globalized economy had emerged with vigor and reach in the nineteenth century, but was no more a guarantor of domestic or world peace after 1918 than it had been in 1914. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 332–334.
Published: 01 November 2014
... help explain the passivity of govern- ment officials in the face of the bubble economy that developed during the late 1920s. Tooze leads the reader through the roots of the international economic catastrophe that would dominate the 1930s. He examines the ways in which world politics in the 1920s took...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 171–177.
Published: 01 May 2014
... California Thandika Mkandawire Africa recovery development policy policymaking Washington consensus doctrine economy Afropessimism postcolonial world bank accelerated GDP recovery neopatrimonialism liberalization donor errors investment IFI readjustment 171 during the last...