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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (4): 64–69.
Published: 01 December 2006
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 46–50.
Published: 01 December 2017
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... trotted out by Big Pharma is the product of artificial expenses and mispricing. Increasingly, it’s public institutions, which are deprived of funding by pharma’s tax avoidance strategies, that overwhelmingly pay for and develop new medicines. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 accounting...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
... governments to account. Grass-roots organizers, especially in concert with researchers and politicians, can help hold even authoritarian governments to account. As Mari Margil of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund argues in her piece, “For governments to make the right choice—what through...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 37–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
... credits that can be redeemed for goods and services. The concept is simple, but Kaul argues Social Capital Credits can help bring about “a redefinition of wealth that takes into account the power of community.” Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 social capital development Ghana Kenya...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 39–46.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the state accountable for the ongoing violence against women and girls. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 femicide feminicide Mexico JUÁREZ, Mexico—“Respect our lives” was written in green letters on her bare back. Another woman held up a purple banner that read, “Why are you...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 126.
Published: 01 March 2017
... World Policy Journal analyzes how populist leaders use their Twitter accounts, from Donald Trump to Narendra Modi. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 #POPULISM World Policy Journal analyzes how populist leaders use...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Internet offers all but limitless options to create a new profile, where imagination has an equal weight with reality, including fake photos, names, Facebook accounts, and LinkedIn work experience. Once this appears in a Google search, an identity is as real as it gets. For amateurs, it’s as easy...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... with a number on it. Crossing the Swiss from an utterly unexpected source. Mere border, a prosperous-looking French tax­ numbered accounts, as many have learned to payer is as likely to be stopped and even their chagrin, do not provide sufficient pro­ body-searched as a black driver on the tection against...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... as a cially the financial institutions now charged sharp instrument to pry evidence from a with onerous duties they have long resisted bank account or a blunt one to seize assets are among those who will keep the money­ on the orders of a prosecutor. A1 Capone was laundering provisions under close...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
... quality, accountability, and credibility declined sharply in black schools in South Africa. Perhaps, this should not be surprising. The correlation between improved education and political resistance to apartheid ideology is quite direct, as demonstrated by a poll conducted in 1981 by Hermann Giliomee...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of his GDP measure and strongly disagreed with its use by policymakers and politicians as the sole measure of economic success. Indeed, he resigned from his post overseeing the U.S. national accounts when he lost an argument over his desire to include unpaid domestic work in the calculation of GDP. We...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., however, is in the details. When governments develop extensive police powers, create sophisticated surveillance systems, or gain control of the mass media, secrecy increases and accountability withers away. As the experience of Russia and most post-communist countries in Eurasia demonstrates, limited...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... accountant for Rioforte “very urgently” requesting re-domiciliation of companies like Ushuaia, another Espírito Santo company, from the British Virgin Islands to Luxembourg. In one email, the accountants said they were assisting with a “large reorganization” of the Rioforte group and repeatedly cited...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 101–109.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of infrastructure, which could have boosted growth. Salaries in the public sector kept rising, without generating any parallel growth in productivity. Economic assistance from the eec increased the size of the pie without encouraging investment in long-term growth or fostering a culture of accountability. Under...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 41–48.
Published: 01 June 2011
... has proved to be Ecuador’s greatest blessing and curse. These successive booms created a level of wealth sufficient to support a middle class, a mix of intellectuals, businessmen, and government employees. The oil years also allowed some poor Ecuadorians to improve their lot—partially on account...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 June 2016
... account imbalances among the leading economies, with the U.S. committing to fiscal consolidation (to reduce inflation) and other governments making concrete commitments to fiscal stimulus. In 1985, the G-7’s five leading members agreed to the Plaza Accord to address trade imbalances through exchange...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 51–58.
Published: 01 June 2005
... for an uneven number of has proved attractive to other countries, in commissioners, appointed to staggered large part due to its accountability and au­ terms, with no more than a bare majority tonomy. Though foreign governments may from the same party. The intent was to di­ not cite the United States...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... would be sent to Antwerp, where they would be sold on the biggest diamond market for more than their actual worth. The money gained from those sales would finance the personal bank accounts of Omega and many of the corrupt characters they employed in their tri-continental scheme. A three-month...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... at all. These companies are shells, used merely as props, manned by nominee directors. Many have been dissolved or are inactive. Their websites are vague, providing no real detail. The companies have no bank accounts. The lease for the palm oil project is neither legally registered nor valid. Indeed...
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