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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 24–30.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Lauren Carasik Lawyer Lauren Carasik argues that the World Bank’s private-lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, has stoked a bloody land dispute in Honduras by funding the oligarch-owned agribusiness behind the violence. Now, with Carasik’s help, the Honduran farmers are taking...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2011
... private financing arms, the International Finance Corporation ( ifc ) and the Foreign Investment Advisory Service, the World Bank helps private investors obtain land in African countries. “To make it easier for investors, the ifc provides tax breaks and insurance to firms and helps them establish...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 59–64.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Ross P. Buckley Copyright © 2003 World Policy Institute 2003 Ross P. Buckley is executive director of the Tim Fischer Center for Global Trade and Finance, Bond University, Queensland, Australia. The Rich Borrow and the Poor Repay The Fatal Flaw in International...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in annual reports. Brand Finance acknowledges, “most high value, internally generated, intangible assets never appear in conventional balance sheets.” Internally developed intangibles are the assets most prone to financial fudging as the value is wholly determined by the company. According to reporting...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 52–58.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Michael Pettis Copyright © 2003 World Policy Institute 2003 Michael Pettis is a professor of international finance a t Tsinghua University (Beijing), a former investment hanker, and the author of The Volatility Machine: Emerging Economies and the Threat of Financial Collapse (Oxford...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., still the one over which the sun never sets. More than 80 percent of international finance activities are conducted through these offshore financial markets, most of them linked directly or indirectly to U.K.-connected tax haven economies. Part of this dominance is related to the specialization...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... affected (developing countries), by allowing the United Nations to play a more central role. Oxfam International’s World Tax Summit and Addis Adaba’s UN conference on Financing for Development in July 2015 may be some first steps in the right direction. Moreover, non-governmental organizations...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... wrongdoing and alert governments about the financial state of companies, like Banco Espírito Santo, that are crucial to a country’s economic stability. This regulatory measure cannot work effectively without compulsory corporate country-by-country reporting showing transactions between subsidiaries...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... triangular trade, where at least $3.5 billion worth of diamond profits simply vanished between 2001 and 2008. And, if Belgian investigators are to be believed, there was little anyone could do about it. Not only did Dubai authorities deliberately turn a blind eye to questionable corporate practices of tax...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... financing another terrorist information on tax evasion can no longer be attack. And they must follow an old prin­ withheld by the Internal Revenue Service ciple called know-your-customer: don’t ac­ from other agencies fighting money laun­ cept money from people who can’t explain dering and terrorism...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 June 2002
... by then. needed liquidity during economic down­ Jomo seems convinced that “there is turns even as international investors and little to gain from maintaining the current agencies call for corporate reforms and belt regime of [capital] controls,” and favors in­ tightening. stead a system...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 10–20.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Michele Wucker Copyright © 2001 World Policy Institute 2001 Michele Wucker is a senior fellow at the World. Policy Institute and Latin America bureau chief for International Financing Review. Passing the Buck No Chapter 11 for Bankrupt Nations Michele Wucker Just...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... at real international financial power. If they succeed, São Paulo just might convert its Brazilian dominance into a place among the world's most powerful financial centers. This traditional timidity may be ending. São Paulo-based JBS, the world's largest beef producer, now slaughters much of the meat...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2014
... times. Sixty times means a slight move of a percent and a half on your balance sheet wipes out your equity. We say the probability of this happening is exceedingly high. The LSE was created to finance the real economy. We made the point to governments here, “Look at the way you’re financing growth...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 41–49.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Masaru Tamamoto Copyright © 2000 World Policy Institute 2000 REFLECTIONS Masaru Tamamoto is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute. He writes on Japanese national identity and international relations, and resides in Japan. Japan and Its Discontents A Letter...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... something to do with the matter of dif­ ented Development, Report of the Project on Develop­ ference, and how we seem to have lost our ment, Trade, and International Finance (New York: capacity— which was never highly devel­ Council on Foreign Relations, 2000). oped— to admit of difference...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Lawrence Malkin; Yuval Elizur Laurence M alkin, formerly a correspondent fo r Tim e magazine an d the International Herald Tribune, an d Y uval Elizur, former economics editor o f the Israeli daily Ma’ariv an d a correspondent fo r the W ashington Post, are working on a book about...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2000
... cubs have closed or of 1999. recapitalized insolvent banks and removed Southeast Asia has also been fortunate the most corrupt bank officials and finance that the U.S. economy has continued to ministry bureaucrats. Several Southeast grow. Long a major consumer...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 34–52.
Published: 01 September 2005
... The role of non-state actors in international •Contagious diseases that threaten millions affairs is not a recent development. The are being attacked as never before by phi­ United Fruit Company and the British East lanthropists and corporations with both India Company virtually guided foreign pol­...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 31–38.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Donald Straszheim Donald Straszheim is senior managing director and head of China research at International Security & Investment Group. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Photo: Chris via Flickr BEIJING—A typical Chinese tourism website...
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