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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Across the world, property prices in the inner city are spiking, forcing poor and middle-class residents out of their communities. World Policy Journal asked a panel of four experts how governments can work with the private sector to ensure that cities maintain genuinely affordable housing...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 34–52.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Michael A. Cohen; Maria Figueroa Küpçü Copyright © 2005 World Policy Institute 2005 Michael A. Cohen and M aria Figueroa Kup(u are codirectors of the Privatization o f Foreign Policy Project a t the World Policy Institute. Privatizing Foreign Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (4): 49–54.
Published: 01 December 2006
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Published: 01 September 2017
Ghadeer, a wedding planner who has 70 male employees working for her, poses dramatically in her privately owned ballroom. Ghadeer, a wedding planner who has 70 male employees working for her, poses dramatically in her privately owned ballroom. More
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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 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Khadija Sharife Botswana owns a 15 percent share in De Beers, an unprecedented entangling of a sovereign country with a private company. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife reveals a mutual dependence between the diamond giant, Botswana, and the country’s leading party that has perverted...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
... compelled to weigh in. Zerofsky also translated the correspondence, initially private but later published in Le Monde , between writer Adam Shatz and Daoud in which Shatz calmly confronts his friend over his contentious column. According to Zerofsky, the exchange circles around key questions: “Who has...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sam Winter-Levy; Jacob Trefethen Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence will generate unprecedented opportunities, but they will also create hard-to-predict risks. Sam Winter-Levy and Jacob Trefethen argue that governments, universities, and private companies need to take notice now and begin...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 68–74.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of the most persistent images of Russia was too weak and corrupt to do so. In the since the collapse of the Soviet Union is of a process, they actually helped sustain private state in the grip of criminal enterprises—of enterprise, albeit at a high cost to business. thugs in leather jackets shaking...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Melanie Smuts Melanie Smuts is a human rights lawyer and founder of Streetlight Schools, a non-profit that has developed a low-fee private school model, and is currently conducting a pilot Learning Center in Jeppestown, Johannesburg. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 10–20.
Published: 01 June 2001
... over a decade after the debt crisis of the litany, accuse the private sector of being only 1980s found a medium-term fix, the prob­ too eager to make a buck but unwilling to lem of international debt still makes head­ pay its share to pull countries back from the lines. There was Mexico’s 1994...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 49–58.
Published: 01 December 2003
... after Argentina’s presidency and ernment’s default on a record $155 billion banking system collapsed in December in private-sector debt were only the most 2001, and shortly before its currency and dramatic manifestations of a crisis that had payments to creditors followed...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 59–64.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of their corporations, as in International often indifferent to the fact that significant Monetary Fund (IM F) bailouts and other portions of the funds were going directly in­ debt workouts, and when portions of na­ to the private accounts of corrupt politicians tional borrowings go directly...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 79–85.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to promote democratic reform and enhance cause it offers neither a political nor a mili­ stability, thereby advancing America’s na­ tary quick fix. tional security interests. In addition, the government currently Now more than ever, both private and lacks the tools to deploy...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2016
... carrying water into the city. These projects, however, are mostly stuck in the bureaucratic morass that characterizes Chennai and Tamil Nadu politics. Tamil Nadu was the first state in India to legally require rainwater harvesting in private homes. Yet it has simultaneously approved real estate...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
... by no less than the dow and whispers the name of a bank offi­ Swiss ambassador, promptly froze the ac­ cer. An electric buzzer opens a discreet counts. Even in hiding Montesinos could no door. A private elevator rises above the longer touch his now exposed wealth. But busy banking hall...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 90–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... dove into cooperative efforts outside the formal political structure. Groups that grew out of 15-M were making visible gains. The protest movement Marea Blanca, for example, paralyzed efforts to privatize six hospitals in Madrid. 15MPaRato, a collective formed by participants from 15-M, activated...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... : The question you're asking is to what degree the central government should be involved. And essentially the answer is that you should allow the private sector to work. And I would say that the central government can be involved in the role of providing national security, providing a legal system...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2011
... process, so the lack of governance is being unintentionally promoted by the ifc .” The African land grab is primarily a bilateral affair, carried out in deals between two states or between states and private investors. But a powerful international institution is also facilitating the process...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 101–109.
Published: 01 June 2011
... government began to go off the rails. Unprecedented levels of borrowing and spending created massive government debts. While debt-to-GDP ratio was 30 percent in 1980, it skyrocketed to 90 percent by 1990. The new funds were spent to subsidize private consumption rather than promote development...
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