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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...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 32–33.
Published: 01 June 2018
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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
... 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 arms commissions, bribes, and other kinds...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the 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...
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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
... in 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...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 14–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
... heights” of an economy—industry, agriculture, infrastructure, and, perhaps above all, money and banking. That vision has largely perished, with one gaping exception. Government remains omnipotent in the financial system, not only on Wall Street or Threadneedle Street, but far beyond. Across the world...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 22–30.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in 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...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The 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 (2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the organizations controlling AIDS-relief money write about the disease as if it were divorced from sexuality, omitting frank sexual talk in favor of discussing resources, poverty, and education. By not discussing sex, it’s easier for powerful, money-hungry groups to mask their underlying political doctrines...
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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 (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of trouble. 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. Andersson...
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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): 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...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., or, as in the case of Angola, countries run by authoritarian regimes. Disclosure of a bank’s beneficiaries as well as its financial inflow and outflow need to be mandatory. Otherwise, preventing money laundering will be impossible. The fall of Banco Espírito Santo occurred around the same time that the European...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 10–20.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 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 tacitly...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., who stumped up some of the money to make it happen. So it’s a branding opportunity. But it’s also supposed to be a public artwork, having been “designed” by the world-famous artist Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond. It is additionally a viewing platform, with a lift taking paying guests...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 Dlamini now uses the appliance as a cupboard. A domestic laborer, she...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 108–119.
Published: 01 December 2014
... than once, there are a lot of fights between wives and their children about money. Family problems are common there.” Of some 400 Ghanaians who passed through Caxias between July and August, only six remain in the city. The rest have continued onward to other states or smaller towns, such as Nova...
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