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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important as...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 322–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... California William Easterly Sustainable Development Goals SDGs United Nations World Bank democracy economic growth 322 PERSPECTIVE One of the things that I have found most frustrating in my career in development is the way that any discussion must lead immediately to answering the question...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 311–315.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Gupta sustainability development Anthropocene population growth United Nations Sustainable Development Goals China climate change environment economic growth 311 Unlike the developed world, which is locked into its production-, consumption-, and infrastructure-intensive lifestyles...
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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...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 73–76.
Published: 01 February 2015
... University of California Ted Henken Archibald Ritter Cuba embargo US barack Obama raul castro prisoner exchange bloqueo auto-bloqueo technology telecom embassy deal growth economy centralization socialism perfect self-employed private sector small-enterprise paquete black...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 76–81.
Published: 01 February 2014
... University of California Jorge Lanzaro Uruguay left populist social democrat Mujica Vazquez labor institutionalization election authoritarianism economic growth gradualist batllismo energy telecommunications privatization Frente Amplio PA Broad Front Colorado party national...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 26–29.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Uri Dadush Multitudes are escaping poverty in developing nations while rich economies stagnate. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Uri Dadush globalization convergence developing nations development economic growth...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 43–46.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Nicholas Eberstadt Our species has freed itself from formerly binding demographic patterns and limits. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Nicholas Eberstadt global population growth demographic decline health education...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 311–316.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sustainable development environment economic growth climate change conservation capitalism 311 The challenge for sustainable development thinking is to bring . . . somewhat disparate perspectives into at least a dialogue, if not a convergence. Rethinking Sustainable Development Sharachchandra...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 317–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Terra Lawson-Remer [C]apitalist growth has often been built on the expropriation of valuable resources from powerless, marginalized groups, and the reallocation of these resources to more politically powerful, and sometimes more economically productive, new owners. © 2013 Current History. All...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 203–209.
Published: 01 September 2013
... California Cheng Li Ryan McElveen China Ji Xinping economic political reform growth inequality state-owned companies middle class 203 When Xi Jinping assumed his position as the new face of the Chinese leadership in November 2012, the optimism was palpable. Emerging from what some...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 230–235.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Suharto corruption Islam democracy minorities economic growth 230 [W]hen he departs the presidency in 2014, Yudhoyono will leave an Indonesia in which politics, while messy, is increasingly played according to the rules. . . . Yudhoyono s Legacy: Between...
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Current History (2013) 112 (754): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kate Meagher Celebration of Nigeria's economic recovery sits awkwardly with the realities of catastrophic poverty and unemployment in both the north and the south of the country. Kate Meagher Nigeria Africa Boko Haram unemployment poverty inequality economic growth oil population...
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Current History (2013) 112 (753): 137–145.
Published: 01 April 2013
... History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Roberto Zagha India income inequality economic growth poverty Jawaharlal Nehru liberalization infrastructure caste system public service health education 137 Inequality in India could be much more...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Michael Shifter; Cameron Combs Just as Mexico has shown signs of an upswing, Brazil seems to be facing mounting difficulties. Michael Shifter Cameron Combs Brazil Mexico economic growth development poverty trade crime security corruption Latin America © 2013 Current History...
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Current History (2013) 112 (750): 20–25.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... Tal- ented individuals are born in large numbers even within very poor households. Our inves- tigations revealed that hardly anyone among them was able to achieve a high-paying position. Economic growth, which has helped raise mil- lions out of poverty in the past, will not be equally successful as an...
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Current History (2013) 112 (750): 13–19.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the University of California Uri Dadush Kemal Dervis income inequality economic growth globalization technology taxation redistribution 13 Sustaining the transformational force of technology and globalization, . . . while mitigating their polarizing effect within countries, is...
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Current History (2012) 111 (745): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Anne Pitcher Much of Africa's wealth is unevenly spread across the continent and tends to be concentrated in resource-rich countries with large populations. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Anne Pitcher Africa economic growth...