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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie A. Limoncelli Labor trafficking plagues international supply chains. A few countries require companies to disclose the measures they've taken to address the exploitation of workers, but when it comes to enforcing compliance, legislation often falls short. Sociologist Stephanie Limoncelli...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., New York Times, April 2016, “The Nexus of Illegal Gold Mining and Human TraŽ icking in Global Supply Chains,” Verité, July 2016. “Penan alert: Interhill surveyors approaching Long Item,” United Nations, June 2009¢2010. Designed by Meehyun Nam Thompson...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 March 2012
... advantage of lower costs—the very essence of globalization—are incorrectly captured in official statistics of any single developed country, especially the United States. Unfortunately, government statistical groups are ill equipped to deal with the offshoring or global supply chains that characterize the...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2015
... farmers to reach the potential yield from appropriate use of improved seeds and fertilizers is imperative to enhancing crucial productivity. Turning to the distribution leg of the value chain, without proper storage, farmers cannot ensure year-long food supply because the crop will rot. So warehouses...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 26–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... markets and producers out of busi- food is wasted. As traditional practices give ness. As eating goes corporate worldwide, way to increasingly homogeneous global di- an unprecedented amount of food is lost in ets, the cultural knowledge that carried our long production chains...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 90–99.
Published: 01 September 2012
... country. “The aggressive trade protectionist import repression strategy and binding foreign exchange controls adopted by the authorities has led to a very significant decline in imports, has dampened domestic consumer and business sentiment, and disrupted a number of production and supply chains...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., enterprising parties like the Frenchman Antonin Besse and the British Royal Mint struck millions of Maria Theresa dollars in the 20th century and supplied them to the Red Sea region with the British protectorate of Aden as a major node in the chain. As the official striking of the coin had long ceased in...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 60–69.
Published: 01 December 2011
... supply chain lubricated at each link with profit. Socially, the spice trade brought together distinct ethnic and religious groups, including Christians and Jews, into peaceful and mutually beneficial contact. This set Malabar apart. Although there are long-established religious minorities throughout...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 16–25.
Published: 01 June 2013
... economies, along with the hope of moving up the value chain. In already affluent countries, it is seen as part of a decades—if not centuries—old process of technological upgrading captured in the idea of a knowledge economy. What matters is being able to meet the growing demand for knowledge workers and...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 86–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
... lawless land, smooth, hairless faces peek out from behind enormous guns. In blown-out buildings, children chamber bullets twice the size of their fingers.” Not only radical Islamist separatists but the besieged Somali government, financed by the United States, are guilty of supplying deadly weapons to...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 37–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
... better manage my business and make more profit. The best of all is this collateral free loan I could get based upon the SoCCs I earned.” At Bantama Market, each woman in the program can redeem SoCCs for rewards that include school supplies, access to low-interest loans, skills classes, and career...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... A steady stream of media reports and images of dead elephants with their faces chain-sawed flat for the ivory they once bore, still grimly document the rising elephant carnage in many sub-Saharan countries. Asia’s small and scattered elephant population also suffers from sporadic poaching, but it’s...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 15–22.
Published: 01 September 2004
... long been aware ings, while Trashorras supplied the explo­ that the cellblock is a school for criminals, sives and helped plant the 13 backpack the shadow campus where the petty of­ bombs that killed 191 people and injured fender graduates into organized crime. Yet hundreds of others on...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... diamonds, Fawaz Gruosi—publicly uninvolved in prior ASCorp dealings. Omega’s diamond-laundering scheme, a daisy-chain of briefcase companies registered in tax havens, all controlled by either Goldberg or Laniado’s clan, would launder money through blind investment trusts in jurisdictions ranging from...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 37–49.
Published: 01 December 2015
... had gotten accustomed to enduring shortages of food like meat and chicken, hygiene products like soap and deodorant, and school supplies like glue and pencils. At least power is more reliable now than in the 1990s when blackouts were common. Cuba continues to present a myriad of contradictions and...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2015
... restaurants globally by providing loans, supervising the establishment of restaurants, creating business links between Thai restaurants and the Thai food industry, and helping establish Thai cooking schools to train and supply Thai chefs. The program has been astoundingly successful. Thai restaurants have...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 100–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... supplies of oil, water, and other global essentials. Our leaders are failing us, or so we are told. While it seems as though we live in a world where no one is in charge, in truth, we have many outstanding men and women willing and able to serve society. The goal is to identify the best among them...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
... “to girdle Britain with a favorable balance of some £51 the world with an iron chain, to connect million. True, there had been a progressive Europe and Asia from the furthest extremi­ slippage in Britain’s relative share of world ties by one colossal railway.” It was not for manufacturing, which...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... interesting. The middle class in East Asia is The economics of this model are long­ now struggling. Given the debt figures out­ term but sound. These kinds of industries lined above, it could not be otherwise. The are elastic in response to global supply and only place the middle class is...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., passing out whatever supplies she has, and searching for rape victims. When she hears about an attack, she'll find the woman or girl, and take her—via tap tap , the elaborately painted pickup trucks that serve as public transportation—to a clinic, to a lawyer, and to kofaviv for psychological...