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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 264–269.
Published: 21 September 2020
... institutions. While building much-needed infrastructure, these projects serve to enrich local political elites while fueling resentment and suspicion among their populations. Evidence for this argument is presented from three spheres: the principal implementers of the BRI, the main projects that have been...
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...
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2018
... mining construction infrastructure labor relations Barely a decade ago and four years before he was elected president of Zambia, Michael Sata spoke for many when he delivered a searing attack on the Chinese presence in his country and in Africa as a whole. Although enthu- siasm for China s role as...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel P. Aldrich Focusing solely on physical infrastructure runs the risk of overlooking another critical component of resilience: social infrastructure. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Daniel Aldrich climate change global...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 217–223.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Regents of the University of California Gregory Chin China President Xi Jinping foreign policy trade multilateral institutions New Development Bank Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Silk Road Economic Belt Maritime Silk 217 Beijing has come to realize that multilateral...
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): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... market area Franco Cardoso Argentina FTAA IIRSA Brasilia infrastructure inter-American development bank Inacio de Silva Unasur union Bolivaria BNDES Rousseff Defense council OAS CLACS Carribean Haiti Maduro China Lula 64 [E]ver since the Baron of Rio Branco asserted his...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 137–145.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Roberto Zagha Inequality in India could be much more efficiently reduced through reforms that shrink the costly system of transfers, increase the role of markets in resource allocation, expand infrastructure investments, and improve the delivery of education and health care. © 2013 Current...
Current History (2013) 112 (750): 20–25.
Published: 01 January 2013
... poverty health care education economic growth India Kenya Uganda Peru prevention infrastructure social mobility 20 To make progress toward moving a majority of the world s population into better circumstances, we must adopt a more nuanced view of what constitutes poverty. The Mixed News...