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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 24–30.
Published: 01 June 2017
... again. We have to move forward.” In addition to its better-known public portfolio, the World Bank Group encourages private investment through its private-lending arm, the IFC. The IFC, which is owned by 184 member states, says its mission is to “end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost prosperity...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 24–25.
Published: 01 December 2015
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jonathan Ewing It has since been removed. In a separate interview, Eriksson, the Wanga site manager whose business card reads “Mineral Invest Director of Trading Africa,” appears to confirm Andersson’s comments. He says he’s told his bosses, including Andersson, that it’s impossible...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for the Saudi market. Early in 2009, Horizon Plantations, another Al Amoudi venture, secured licenses through the Ethiopian Investment Agency to acquire a long-term lease on more than 600,000 acres of farmland in Gambella and in the Benishangul-Gumuz state in western Ethiopia—an investment some estimates put...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
...L. Brooks Entwistle Copyright © 2005 World Policy Institute 2005 L. Brooks Entwistle is a managing director of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. From 1998 to 2004, he was based in Asia, where he had responsibility for India. The views expressed here are his own...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of these deals assured him. Not far away from the pub in the well-heeled neighborhood of Mayfair where he’s sitting are the offices of several of these companies trading in lucrative investments, such as the Sierra Leone-based palm oil project. Well, so-called. Many are either virtual offices, or do not exist...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 84–90.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that each has so reluctantly ceded to the pan-European bureaucracy. But the alternative is almost too painful to contemplate. After all, China has nearly $4 trillion in hard currency holdings just waiting to be invested—nearly ten times the entire market cap of all companies listed on Italy’s main stock...
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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 (2006) 23 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to a country’s development. China has a popula­ number of other economic variables, includ­ tion of 1.3 billion. Any small difficulty in ing savings and investment rates in the its economic or social development, spread United States (as a percentage of g d p ), gov­ over this vast group, could become...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 79–87.
Published: 01 June 2012
... development. The local company belongs to Lao Meng Khin, a close friend of Prime Minister Hun Sen and a senator from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, but several Chinese companies also have a share in the new development project. The Inner Mongolian firm Erdos Hongjun Investment Corporation has a 50...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 29–36.
Published: 01 June 2003
... force, and their chronic lack of skills dilutes invite a wave of foreign investment in Mex­ the productivity gains experienced in the ico and with that investment would come a dynamic sectors of the economy. transfer of technology and skills that would Yet another driver of low productivity...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 32–35.
Published: 01 December 2013
... with the junta. India opposed American and EU trade and investment sanctions on Myanmar during the junta period. And even though it affirmed its support for Myanmar’s transition to democracy, the damage was done—Myanmar’s pro-democracy groups viewed New Delhi with a strong degree of suspicion. But Myanmar...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Malaysia’s fi­ ital markets to finance its current account nancial markets beginning in the late deficit, for prudential regulation limited 1980s; and trace the unprecedented inflow bank borrowing from abroad. When the cri­ of portfolio investment in Malaysia and its sis hit, both...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2015
... well below that generated by coal-fired plants. Falling costs for solar and wind are also opening the door for massive investments in Africa. Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported that there would be more renewable energy installations in Africa in 2014 than during the preceding 14 years...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with plummeting birth and mortality rates, ballooning school enrollment, and rising per capita income. The masters of industry and the members of central government, however, have made few investments in the physical and human capital needed to sustain such a high level of growth, keeping millions of laborers...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 2011
...” innovation policies include increasing investments in scientific research; offering research and development tax credits; welcoming highly skilled immigrants; providing strong science, technology, engineering, and math education; and deploying advanced information and communications technologies. Countries...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... pour­ need be noted: it worked for decades, as any ing in seemed quite clear at the time. These set of statistics covering the 1960s, 1970s, funds were to finance the Asian middle class and 1980s will attest. The weaknesses of of tomorrow. Equity investment was radi­ this system...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 22–34.
Published: 01 September 2011
... more companies listed on America’s tech-heavy Nasdaq than the entire European continent. It leads the world in research and development spending and venture capital investments as a percentage of GDP, and in the number of researchers per capita. Technology giants including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Cisco...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2013
... sub-sectors with the greatest job creation potential—notably agriculture, manufacturing, retail, and hospitality. It can be done. Morocco has created 60,000 manufacturing jobs by investing in its automotive parts sector. Cape Verde has used tax incentives to unlock tourism, which now employs 21...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2011
... to drill for gas and oil. Straight to hell on the Devil's Curve Straight to hell on the Devil's Curve But it is in Peru where the conflict has become most stark. Among the world's fastest-growing economies, Peru has passed a series of laws promoting foreign investment and bolstered growth...
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