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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... prompted Lula to ecstasies of patriotic feeling and an unexpected paean to capitalism, but the global financial community largely gave the sale a thumbs-down, despite its size. Most of the stock, $48 billion, was purchased by the government or state-led companies, banks and pension funds, and most...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 37–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Urvashi Kaul Urvashi Kaul explores the use of Social Capital Credits, a tool used to reinforce and create grass-roots community networks in cities across the world. She writes about her experiences in Kumasi, Ghana, implementing a program where people perform socially beneficial activities to earn...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and not necessarily those of Goldman Sachs. Capital Comes Calling on India L. Brooks Entwistle One of the toughest tickets to come by to­ ond, investors have developed an “invest­ day is a seat, any seat, on a flight from the ment thesis” with respect to India based on world’s financial...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 90–91.
Published: 01 September 2002
...K. S. Jomo; R. K. Ramazani Copyright © 2002 World Policy Institute 2002 CORRESPONDENCE Malaysian Capital Controls & The Iranian Coup To the editor: I am writing in response to the generous developing countries wishing to obtain fi­ review by John Miller of Malaysian...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Institute 2006 B M K S Sheri Berman is an associate professor of politics a t Barnard. College. She is the author of The Primacy of Politics: Social Democracy and the Making of Europe’s Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). Capitalism and Poverty Sheri...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Enzo Traverso In his racism, misogyny, and xenophobia, Donald Trump resembles a 20th-century fascist-but historian Enzo Traverso argues the likeness is superficial. Trumpism is the product of recent transformations of capitalism, and thus he embodies something new, dangerous, and not yet fully...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 228–232.
Published: 01 September 2008
... For nine years, from 1992 through 2000, James Chace, historian, philosopher, trained in the classics and educated in the great capitals of the world, served as editor of World Policy Journal. It was a time of enormous change and turmoil in global affairs, the end of one century and the arrival...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Karoline Kan Beijing is the cosmopolitan capital; Tianjin is an international harbor—but the surrounding Hebei province is mired in poverty. Beijing-based writer Karoline Kan outlines China’s plan to integrate these three areas, known collectively as Jing-Jin-Ji, and raise the living standards...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and technology, from faxes to smartphones, allowed capital to become both secretive and hyper-mobile, aided by the deregulation of financial markets. In defiance of conventional wisdom, this did not take place on Wall Street, manipulated by the brilliant young quants who flocked to investment banks...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in the same year that Beacon Press reissued tion of financial capital, capturing more of The Great Transformation. In his forward to the capital that flowed into the newly this new edition of the renowned economic emerging markets during the 1990s than historian Karl Polanyi’s...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 89–96.
Published: 01 June 2012
... venture fund that can be backed by investors around the world. There are already several firms in Pakistan, such as BMA Capital, that could administer the fund. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a U.S. government agency, has already provided precedent and a model. The institution provides...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 52–58.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., into calamities. vides enough capital to repair the balance sheet, or the country spirals into default. In The Machine Revs Up either case the economy contracts sharply. Volatility refers to changes in the values of Contrary to popular...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in their “discovery” of these markets. a run on the Thai baht in July 1997? How The crash of October 1987 was nothing well did we understand the underlying more than a blip, so insistent were the forces at work? How dependent were we flows of capital. Net inflows to all emerging upon...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 29–37.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the cost to local not thousands— of times greater than they cultures and economic equality to environ­ were a hundred years ago.1 Much of this ac­ mentalists who believe the earth is being celeration has occurred since 1950, with a systematically ravaged by capitalism run powerful upsurge...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 59–64.
Published: 01 December 2003
... International Monetary Fund and the U.S. ing, and because their financial sectors were Treasury. Monies that had not been bor­ not yet sophisticated enough to direct to rowed by nations ended up being owed by productive uses the increased capital that them, and thus assumed...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of modern Europe. The consequences of the 1968 explosion have proven him right. What effectively happened in its aftermath was the rise of a new figure of the “spirit of capitalism”: Capitalism abandoned the Fordist centralized structure of the production process and in its place developed a network...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2014
... we have made a number of proposals, some of which have been adopted by governments and policymakers to help stimulate financing and access to capital for the 23 million small- and medium-sized enterprises in the European Union that could easily help at least 26 million workers. We believe...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2000
... day in November 1998, six­ affectionately as the “Big Mango.” (The teen months into the Asian economic cri­ Thai capital is home to 10-15 percent of sis, Bangkok’s new Emporium Mall seemed the country’s population and three-quarters more like a mortuary than a commercial cen­ of its...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 35–40.
Published: 01 June 2011
... © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute In 2000, the Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto published The Mystery of Capital , his landmark study of the relationship between property rights and poverty. De Soto claimed that some $9 trillion of “dead capital” was locked up...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2014
... remote. The reason has a lot to do with the overall financial structure of China. Since it is a country with a relatively closed capital account and owes very little debt to foreigners relative to its reserves, the Chinese monetary authorities have many tools at their disposal to recapitalize their banks...