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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
... serve and the resulting implications. George C. Georgiou is professor of economics at Towson University, Maryland. Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 free trade nation-states colonialism imperialism multinational corporations neomercantilism OPEC global commons...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 56–66.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., free-market policies undermine the markets of local producers, provide state subsidies to multinational corporations, destroy public-sector services, and create greater gaps between the wealthy few and the underprivileged many. Another favorite media label is hard-line. Anyone who resists...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 111–121.
Published: 01 December 2008
... should be both reform and redistribution. In order to accomplish redistribution, the govern- ment would have to purchase land from private individuals and multinational corporations that own large tracts of arable land and have to create new set- tlement schemes. To his credit, President Kibaki did...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and income. Just before the crisis erupted in 2007, the financial sec- tor’s assets were conservatively estimated to exceed forty times world gross domestic product. In the United States, 30 percent of all profits took the form of financial returns. The industrial multinational corporation was...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 186–202.
Published: 01 December 2004
... adopted in the 1950s that encouraged foreign direct investment from the multinational corporate sector led to a turnaround inthe the marriagenet 1960s, immi rate. creating With jobs, the increasefar less emigration,in the marriage and consequentlyrate in the 1960s a rise and in gration...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 102–128.
Published: 01 September 2013
... centers of coffee production in Africa undermined the coffee cartel that existed in Latin America. During this period, transnational com- panies that had been involved in distribution bought out regional roasters. A few multinational corporations (MNCs) controlled most of the roasters. As MNCs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 37–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... technologists without the cost of spending resources to educate and train them. It is profi table to multinational corporations because they keep their labor costs down by hiring foreign workers for low wages. It is good for West- ern economies because of the immigrants’ contributions to economic growth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of WMD, is not an actual or serious threat, but should terrorism, which is in itself a means rather an actual strategy, continue to be such a defining 23. Stephen G. Brooks, Producing Security: Multinational...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 140–142.
Published: 01 December 2005
... organizational viability of the games and impressed by corporate infl uence,” the IOC rejected Athens’ inadequately prepared bid and chose Atlanta instead. Much to the Greeks’ surprise and consternation, respect for heritage and tradition could not compete with effi ciency, imagination, and professionalism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 142–145.
Published: 01 December 2005
... organizational viability of the games and impressed by corporate infl uence,” the IOC rejected Athens’ inadequately prepared bid and chose Atlanta instead. Much to the Greeks’ surprise and consternation, respect for heritage and tradition could not compete with effi ciency, imagination, and professionalism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 145–148.
Published: 01 December 2005
... organizational viability of the games and impressed by corporate infl uence,” the IOC rejected Athens’ inadequately prepared bid and chose Atlanta instead. Much to the Greeks’ surprise and consternation, respect for heritage and tradition could not compete with effi ciency, imagination, and professionalism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 27–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
... coal.2 After American oil reserves supplied the allied efforts in World War II and the Soviets gained control of reserves in Eastern Europe, new production was needed to ensure the reconstruction of European economies. Arab states stepped in to fill the void as multinational oil corporations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2003
... internal coordination with security-sector reform efforts. For many years, both Eastern and West- ern European countries have conceptualized their armed forces as distinct, corporative systems, apart from national intelligence or diplomacy struc- tures, and have established specific managerial rules for...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 46–59.
Published: 01 June 2003
... investors. The Consortium The consortium consists of three of the world’s largest multinational compa- nies: ExxonMobil (with 40 percent of the capital), Petronas (of Malaysia, 35 2. Alan H. Gelb and Associates, Oil Windfalls: Blessing or Curse? (London and New York: Oxford...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... $11 billion South Stream pipeline project supported by Russia’s Gazprom and Italy’s state energy corporation ENI. It would complement Blue Stream by also running under the Black Sea, delivering natural gas from Russia and Central Asia directly to southeastern Europe. The pipeline’s route would...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Oil Corporation has demonstrated an interest in Israel’s recently discovered offshore energy findings, and the possibility of buying gas from the Israeli Tamar field off the coast of Haifa has been explored.44 How- ever, one should also bear in mind the cost of liquefied natural gas imports and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 June 2001
...; build military capabilities “predesignated within NATO’s European pil- lar or national or multinational European means outside the NATO frame- work”; strengthen armed forces to react rapidly to new risks; and support a strong and competitive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... development. Foreign corporations operating in both countries should be encouraged to increase any developmental assistance they currently provide. A compelling case can be made to show how this aid would be in the long- term best interests of these corporations. The Israeli-Palestinian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 49–66.
Published: 01 September 2015
... /corporate/about-bp/energy-­ economics/energy-­ outlook.html.­ 52  Mediterranean Quarterly: September 2015 Indeed, these two regions account for nearly all of the net global increase in consumption. According to the IEA, for each barrel of oil no longer used in OECD countries, two barrels are used in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Energy China Outlook, 2013 – 2014, Excerpt and Presentation (Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 2014), 6 – 10; British Petroleum, “Energy Outlook to 2035,” 15 January 2014, www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/about-­bp/energy-­economics/energy-­outlook/outlook-­to-­2035 .html. 10. On China’s...