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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Nara Milanich Latin America has long been known for its low marriage rates and high rates of children born outside of marriage. Beginning in 2000, politicians across the region began promoting “responsible paternity,” sponsoring legislation to help women track down their children’s fathers and...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 24–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
... World Policy Journal explores the correlation in France between support for the far-right National Front and the unemployment rate. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MAP ROOM C’EST L’ÉCONOMIE, STUPIDE? World Policy Journal explores the correlation in France between support for...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 137–140.
Published: 01 September 2008
...William D. Hartung At first glance, the international arms trade seems to be one of those problems that will always be with us, like death and taxes. But just as life can be prolonged and tax rates can be reduced, the traffic in weapons can be reined in, given the political will to do so, as I...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Baz Dreisinger Singapore has transformed its prison system over the last 20 years to focus on rehabilitation, and recidivism rates have fallen by nearly 50 percent. But Baz Dreisinger finds that the government’s push to employ former prisoners is driven more by an abundance of low-level jobs than...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 36–37.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Europeans are increasingly afraid of refugees fleeing war and violence in Syria and Iraq. World Policy Journal compares data from eight European countries, and concludes there’s little connection between refugees, crime rates, and xenophobia. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 126.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MATERNAL MORTALITY Maternal Mortality Rates Indigenous National 800 600 400...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 97.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Argentina’s tough import restrictions, designed to help the central bank maintain a stable exchange rate by controlling the amount of foreign currency in circulation, require companies to send out as much as they bring in. Since her re-election in October, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has forced...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 122.
Published: 01 June 2017
... PRETRIAL HIGHEST RATES LOWEST RATES Libya 90 Taiwan 4.9 Paraguay 77.9...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 31–38.
Published: 01 June 2014
... CONSEQUENCES. The concept of a reserve currency would mean the yuan would be freed entirely to float and trade on the whim of the international traders from New York to London to Tokyo—a sharp contrast to the current “managed floating exchange rate mechanism,” that has made life much more predictable to...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 March 2012
... countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam. But the United States. has posted unemployment rates below 5 percent for the majority of the last 15 years. Nobel-winning economist Michael Spence suggests America’s employment “success” was actually the replacement of some 10 million manufacturing and export-related...
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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 (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is currently the main supplier of technology for Ithuba, the company that runs South Africa’s lottery. As part of the merger, it appears that GTech engaged in tax avoidance to slash its corporate tax rates in half and hide billions from the taxman. An exclusive analysis of public financial...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal examines East African gender data in politics, education, and labor. ANATOMY GENDER DISPARITIES IN EAST AFRICA World Policy Journal examines gender data in politics, education, and labor. Number of legislators Secondary education rate...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 26–27.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the 1950s, but increasing political stability and economic growth led to a greater percentage of the population reaching its most productive years. UNITED STATES A developed country such as the United States has a pillar-shaped population pyramid, signifying that birth and mortality rates...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 90–91.
Published: 01 September 2002
... empir­ quences of liberalization and globalization, ical record. After the U.S. Fed lowered in­ including the right-wing opposition to the terest rates in September 1998, East Asian Bretton Woods institutions in the United currencies strengthened and stabilized. In­ States, as reflected by the...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 73–78.
Published: 01 September 2004
... rates. India’s ability to control trans­ world’s population, and its combined G N P is mission of the disease (estimates put the larger than that of either the United States number of infected as high as 8 million) is or Europe. Perhaps more importantly, the hampered by the high illiteracy rate...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2006
... figures are stated at market ex­ headlines like one that appeared in the De­ change rates (m e r ). Many economists prefer cember 6, 2004, issue of BusinessWeek-. “Does “purchasing power parity” (p p p ) calcula­ It Matter If China Catches Up to the U.S tions, based on comparisons of the cost of...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
... buying and selling fuel on the Zimbabwe-dollar market. Now, however, exchange rate differentials between the U.S. dollar and the South African rand have paved a path for arbitrage. Many seventeen-year-olds had to drop out of school because their parents could not afford fees or due to the exodus of...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... crisis. To prevent this nightmare, the Australian government had launched a massive stimulus—public-works spending ramped up, interest rates slashed, house-buying subsidies increased and cash handouts provided to lower-income citizens. In an appearance on national television in March 2009, Rudd...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 16–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
... fat in their bodies. high obesity rate among poor women. $30646.6%55.1% million $829.7%42.5% billion 50.8 % 36.2...