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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...
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
...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...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... firms go out into the world and increase Chi- na s trade connections. Most importantly, they will help China develop domestically. Ostensibly, this is a benign concept. By improv- ing trade and transportation links through invest- ments in infrastructure, China is enhancing the global commons. Few would...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 209–213.
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 claiming...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 229–235.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 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 juncture in its social and political devel- opment. It is a country ripe with potential, but it creaks under...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 217–223.
Published: 01 September 2015
... The 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
... of 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 steadily, from...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 171–177.
Published: 01 May 2014
... consensus doctrine economy Afropessimism postcolonial world bank accelerated GDP recovery neopatrimonialism liberalization donor errors investment IFI readjustment © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California 171 during the last...
Current History (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) 111 (745): 163–168.
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) 100 (643): 86–89.
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...