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Current History. 2019; 11880543–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.805.43
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...
Current History. 2018; 117801283–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.283
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; 117799197–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.197
Published: 01 May 2018
...Scott D. Taylor A new study of Chinese projects in one African nation offers a nuanced picture of a distinct type of state-led foreign investment often caricatured as a rapacious new form of imperialism. The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa , by...
Current History. 2018; 117798142–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.798.142
Published: 01 April 2018
... China India trade alliances Belt Road Initiative Pakistan Myanmar Sri Lanka Maldives Bhutan borders South China Sea Xi Jinping Narendra Modi Gujarat foreign investment South Asia 142 Beijing s miscalculations regarding India have created conflict with a regional power that has...
Current History. 2016; 115782209–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.782.209
Published: 01 September 2016
... The Regents of the University of California Anita Chan China migrant laborers labor law labor rights right strike Guangdong province foreign investment NGOs Xi Jinping Foreign NGO Management Law 209 The workers themselves have begun demanding better labor conditions and...
Current History. 2015; 114773229–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.229
Published: 01 September 2015
... of California Jonathan London Communist Party Vietnam industrialization trade foreign investment corruption repression Hanoi Ho Chi Minh City Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung corruption U.S Relations China South China Sea 229 Vietnam has arrived at a momentous...
Current History. 2015; 114773217–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.217
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; 114772163–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.163
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; 113763171–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.171
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...
Current History. 2013; 112754198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.198
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joshua Lustig Development expert Lorenzo Cotula, in a forthcoming book, examines investment deals for massive tracts of African agricultural land and their consequences for local people and traditional livelihoods. In doing so he uncovers a number of prevalent misconceptions. The Great African...
Current History. 2012; 111745163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.745.163
Published: 01 May 2012
... foreign investment emerging markets private equity middle class city planning 163 Four years after it began, the global financial crisis continues to wreak havoc on prop-erty values and personal savings in Europe and America, but its effects have not blunted the growing enthusiasm of investors...
Current History. 2001; 10064386–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.643.86
Published: 01 February 2001
...-seated domestic economic inequalities and structural deficiencies, means a guarded economic prognosis for the countries of the region. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Argentina Brazil Chile economy export financial investment...