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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Nelson Arteaga Botello; Adrián López Rivera Copyright © 2000 World Policy Institute 2000 DOSSIER Andrew Reding, who translated this excerpted article from the Spanish, is director of the Americas Project at the World Policy Institute. “Everything in This Job Is Money” Inside...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... ashington Post, are working on a book about globalization an d fin an cial corruption. The Dilemma of Dirty Money Lawrence M alkin an d Y uval E lizur Whether protected by the stolid, self-righ­ resentatives forwarded some $50 million teous stone frontage on Zurich’s Bahn- in...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Washington Post, are working on a book about globalization an d fin an cial corruption. Terrorism’s Money Trail Lawrence M alkin an d Yuval E lizur “Follow the money” is a classic technique Privacy advocates, libertarians, and espe­ for chasing criminals. It can be used as...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca L. Spang The history of money is normally told as a series of material changes and technological improvements, but historian Rebecca L. Spang argues that this version of the past obscures the monetary inequality that exists today. Money is a social and political fact as much as it is an...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 32–33.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Published: 01 September 2017
divorce, I realized I needed to pursue my own happiness. I moved to my own place, painting each wall with my daughter. I only see her two nights each month. Divorced mothers get nothing. Not the money, not the children.” —Ohoud Ohoud, an art director in Jeddah, plays with her daughter in a fort she More
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 37–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... developing na­ the Portuguese banking system. tions send their best and brightest members By comparison to the notoriously abroad to find jobs and send money home. volatile capital markets, remittances are re­ In countries like Mexico, India, Turkey, and markably steady. Indeed, they often rise the...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 14–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
...-European pot of money to bail out the next bank that gets into trouble. Undoubtedly, Hamilton would approve of this federalization of the bloc’s debt through the back door. How did finance, which after all is just one facet of a modern market economy, secure its place in the heart of the political web...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
... bank, it seems, had a standard weight for a certain amount of coins for each denomination. Instead of going into the bank and counting the coins, they would weigh them because there were so many. “Inflation got so bad,” she continued, “it was a relief to have a stable currency, as our money was losing...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 22–30.
Published: 01 June 2014
... January, Ande Wanderer rang up her money dealer—a former official in Argentina’s national government. She’d sold off her stocks, cashed in her American savings, and wired him the money. Now she rushed to his office, a ninth floor room in downtown Buenos Aires. The official exchange rate was 8 pesos to the...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
... where financial developments in one region can have an impact on a vastly different and geographically disparate location. The forces joining them are those of money, wealth, and finance, which are deeply interlinked, or so we tend to think. But the world around us has always been globalized, albeit to...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
... smallpox. But unlike polio or smallpox, stopping HIV involves confronting sexual and cultural nuances that make people uncomfortable and that Western money alone can’t overcome. Even if bureaucrats, donors, or researchers begin advocating for changes in prevention strategies, immense political inertia...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... names to conceal clients’ identities and encrypted computers are also as old as time, or at least the online universe. With all these tricks now in the open, some have been led to believe that the magic of invisible money is over. They could not be more wrong. Efforts and plots to escape a country’s...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2000
... from spending their newly acquired riches.3 Awash in bad debts, the The R ise. . . Bangkok Bank of Commerce collapsed, forc­ From the early 1980s until 1997, the South­ ing the Bank of Thailand to waste money on east Asian tiger...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2014
... own, its very existence becoming an end in itself. Across Africa and Asia, the Americas north and south, continents and peoples are all too often held hostage by forces unleashed in the name of money. It is this kaleidoscope of silver, gold, and paper, often in the magnitude of tsunamis, that we set...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... sought to identify bank assets and real estate, Espírito Santo-owned companies like Rioforte secretly moved their money around. Data from Mossack Fonseca show the tax accountant for Rioforte “very urgently” requesting re-domiciliation of companies like Ushuaia, another Espírito Santo company, from the...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... legend in Cambodia. Director General Ek Sonn Chan took the company’s reins after the country had suffered decades of civil war. United Nationsbacked elections had been held and international money was starting to flood the country, but the damage was done. Barely 20 percent of the city’s population...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jonathan Ewing In March 2013, Jonas Falk, a friend and associate of Andersson, was convicted of trafficking more than $600 million worth of cocaine into Europe. Falk’s aunt, who was a Mineral Invest shareholder, was convicted of laundering a portion of the cocaine money through the company...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
... JACQUELINE MACOU D urban , South Africa—In line at a downtown convenience store, Helen Dlamini waits to pay for 10 slices of house-brand baloney and a half-liter of milk. It’s a waste of money to buy just half a liter, but she doesn’t have an icebox. Her employer gave her a mini fridge, but it broke and...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 10–20.
Published: 01 June 2001
... creditors to send other countries over the edge. reschedule their bonds before governments “Countries do not go bankrupt,” Citi­ would fork over any money. And the banks bank chief Walter Wriston declared, with accuse the IMF of having approved— at least unfortunate timing, in 1982, just after Mex­...