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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 (2008) 25 (2): 29–37.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Milan Brahmbhatt; Luc Christiaensen © 2008 World Policy Institute 2008 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2011
... taking place all across Africa, a transfer of control unprecedented in the post-colonial era. According to a World Bank report released in January, 48 percent of all land deals struck worldwide between October 2008 and August 2009 involved land in sub-Saharan African countries. The pace of acquisitions...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... : The World Bank would be one of many players and would not advance this idea alone, because to be successful this requires a high-level political commitment. But I'm delighted to see that the G-20 meeting in Seoul last November adopted a development consensus, and among nine items in the development...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade—the precursor to the World Trade Organization. While these institutions worked well for half a century, now that the commodity-based manufacturing system has evolved into a knowledge and innovation economy, the strains...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 17–22.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ricardo Ávila © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Photo: Bolsa Mexicana de Valores BOGOTÁ, Colombia—When Lima, Peru, hosted the joint annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund last October, it was supposed to be the ideal occasion...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 28–29.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ECUADOR 2010 MEXICO 2010 PERU 2007 Source: National census data and World Bank Group 28 Vol. XXXIV, No. 4, Winter 2017 / 2018 © 2017 World Policy Institute DOI: 10.1215/07402775-4373686 Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru are home...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 51–66.
Published: 01 September 2004
... times over this period. A recent poor are not able to pull themselves out of World Bank study confirms that the income poverty because they lack basic skills or of the poor increases with overall economic opportunities to participate in economic growth.3 activity...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2011
... not like to talk about class, and their collective prosperity has usually allowed them to avoid the topic. Per capita annual income is around $40,000, ten times the level that the World Bank considers “middle income” by global standards. The Low Countries have a long tradition of egalitarianism, and during...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 June 2004
... its farmers.”1 The relief was for the 1990s—central to the cri­ World Bank, the International Monetary tique of U.S. and European policies toward Fund (imf), and the Organization for Eco­ the poor and a focal point for development nomic Cooperation and Development (o ec d ) advocacy. have also...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 1.4 million tons in 1989, becoming the world’s second-largest rice exporter by 1995. The World Bank’s update from December 2013 on the Vietnamese economy is encouraging, but somewhat more muted than its effusive 2008 report that called Vietnam’s rise “one of the most spectacular success stories...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 112–118.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., some experts are skeptical about whether seaweed farming will make a difference. To really raise people out of poverty, according to the World Bank, you need more development. “If you really want to help poor people with seaweed, you can’t just do it on a small scale,” said Randall Brummett...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for World Bank president. Massimo Antonini is an Italian economics fellow at St. Peters College, Oxford. Prithvi Naik is a researcher at Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, NMIMS University in Mumbai. Neil Britto is a Canadian researcher and executive director of the Intersector Project...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 June 2002
... classic study of the any other developing economy. myth of self-regulating markets, Joseph Third, Malaysia oversaw its recovery Stiglitz, the Nobel-prize-winning former not with International Monetary Fund- chief economist of the World Bank, calls administered austerity measures...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 37–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... varies considerably ing the workers’ nest eggs. among countries. The World Bank’s Perhaps the most notorious case of a Richard Adams, Jr., has argued that for government manipulating remittances for most countries, migration does not cause its own purposes involved the 4.5 million a significant...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 51–58.
Published: 01 June 2005
... bodies not only for its swers through the application of technical own members, but for countries seeking ad­ 52 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • SUMMER 2005 mission. The World Bank is promoting the nating import tariffs and harmonizing es­ use...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in Asia. In Ulaanbaatar, the health impacts are already severe. A recent study from British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University offers a conservative estimate that 10 percent of all deaths in Ulaanbaatar are traceable to pm pollution, while a December 2011 World Bank report estimates...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 10–20.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., the U.S. Treasury, and the interna­ eign debt problems remain a serious threat tional financial institutions, or multilaterals, to the global economy. A default in, say, Ar­ including the International Monetary Fund gentina, could set off a chain reaction: losses (IMF), the World Bank...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... need in the region, now as banking in an environment that boasts the before, is for long-term capital flows, fixed highest savings rates in the world. Banks are investments. These did come— at times, as the natural intermediaries between deposi­ in the wake...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 49–58.
Published: 01 December 2003
... before everything fell apart, the re­ positors to withdraw more than $1,000 a viled freeze on the banking system. Their month— not enough for the man to eat and most important question of all— one that buy his insulin. Wielding a hand grenade, must be answered if the world...