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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 (2014) 31 (2): 14–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., brutish, short, and entirely devoid of outsized bonuses. The government’s control of finance’s commanding heights pre-dates the spectacular bailouts of six years ago. Decades before it became the epicenter of the financial universe, Wall Street was a political venue, just as London was the capital...
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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 (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... finance Companhia do Açucar de Angola, a sugar enterprise that profited from forced labor in the Portuguese colony of Angola. The Espíritos were the Rockefellers of Portugal—an ultra-wealthy family with influence over the government. By World War II, Espírito family interests had seeped into nearly...
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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 (2014) 31 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2014
... research analyst at Federação das indústrias do Estado de São Paulo, is a graduate student at the International Relations Institute of the Universidade de São Paulo. José Antonio Ocampo, former director of the Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) and finance minister, is a candidate...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 49–58.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Michele Wucker Copyright © 2003 World Policy Institute 2003 Michele Wucker is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute, specializing in immigration and Latin American finance and politics. Searching for Argentina’s Silver Lining Michele Wucker Shortly...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 101–109.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Papandreou, Greeks became accustomed to a perpetually improving standard of living. Yet it was financed not by genuine and sustainable economic growth, but by an ever-growing mountain of debt. Politicians who warned of the potentially disastrous consequences were repeatedly defeated in parliamentary...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 37–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... it becomes even harder for a family with an estimated $500 million in annual to survive if it does not receive money from remittances. Government officials alleged abroad. that al-Qaeda had used al-Barakat to finance This is the catch-22 of remittances: they terrorist activities.7 Such disruptions...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 17–22.
Published: 01 December 2015
... for showcasing the new Latin America. At least that was the intention of Peru, probably the region’s most successful economy, whose government spared no expense receiving the more than 12,000 delegates, which included finance ministers and central bankers from 188 countries. Tracking International Justice...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 3–8.
Published: 01 December 2013
... military forces actively participating in the liberal world economic order, they will have no choice but to forge a Pax India-China for energy security in Asia. The rising power in the world today is private finance, which is not contained within any single nation. The traditional notion of great...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Chinese Anwar with quite a different impression of business class in a national alliance domi­ the finance minister. Anwar, as Jomo re­ nated by the United Malays National Orga­ members him, was in command of the eco­ nization ( u m n o ). W hile fairly regular multi­ nomic issues and open...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...), and Johnson & Johnson ($18.6 billion). The arguments used by pharmaceutical companies to justify this tax dodging are spurious. The true cost of developing drugs is intentionally opaque, but it’s clear that pharmaceutical companies rely on intangible assets such as patents, which are financed...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 31–38.
Published: 01 June 2014
... policymakers to pay close attention and make some hard decisions. Fundamental economic and financial reforms are in the air. Currency reform is one of the agenda items. And currency reform is all about global finance, likely Beijing’s weakest suit. Though the Chinese government started down the path...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that no one would ever (manage to) question. These are the great unknowns of the future in the hidden worlds of subterranean finance—the first real major challengers to the remote offshore islands in the Caribbean and South Pacific that have for so long been the principal stereotypes of tax havens...
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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 (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., is a deeply civilized and useless place. Orwell was speaking of Dickensian London, the center of the earth in the same sense that the belly is the center of the body—a city of consumers. He may just as well have been speaking of London—and the City of London, Britain’s Wall Street circa 2014—a global finance...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Volpon, adding that São Paulo's rise can be attributed to soybeans and iron ore, which alone make up more than a fifth of Brazil's exports. São Paulo's banks are recording record profits helping finance soybean production in Brazil's Mato Grosso, chicken production in the southern state of Santa Catarina...
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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 (2011) 28 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2011
... advisor to the Ministry of Finance. Every policy and decision—even routine functions like budgeting and financial planning—are shaped by the existential crisis. Given this very immediate problem, the government needs to make some very difficult decisions, and make them quickly. Such decisions must protect...
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