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What the IMF Boss Needs to Do
Robert Chote discusses what he feels the IMF needs to change in order to successfully help those who need it. He also discusses the factors that prevent this from happening. (BBC News, 10/1/04) Read More...


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IMF: Growth is strong, but for how long?
Stephen Evans writes about IMF's prediction that the world economy will grow by five percent. Also discusses the role the US deficit will play in this growth. Read More...


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Poor textile producers seek WTO help on quotas
Article discusses the textile producers' quest to maintain the textile quota system. Richard Waddington discusses what will happen if China and India are allowed to compete in a free market, and what ... Read More...


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The Venezuelan Oil Crisis
Last year's crisis in Caracas caught Washington by surprise, causing oil prices to skyrocket and exposing flaws in the U.S. ability to forecast and cope with threats to its oil supply. By Michelle Bil... Read More...


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Why Democracies Excel
U.S. and international development agencies, believing that poor countries should develop economically before they become democratic, have not taken politics into account when disbursing aid. This is ... Read More...


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Riding for a Fall
Three long-term trends are threatening to bankrupt America: the burgeoning costs of waging the war on terrorism, the U.S. economy's increasing reliance on foreign capital, and rapid aging throughout t... Read More...


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Breakdown in the Andes
The southern Andes, long known for social volatility and economic disarray, is on the verge of chaos. This need not be cause for fatalism, however. By Michael Shifter. (Foreign Affairs, 9/1/2004, $) Read More...


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End IMF and the World Bank
Christopher Lingle's take on the disastrous effects of the IMF and World Bank, and the need for them to be abolished. (Korea Times, 6/10/2004) Read More...


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A To-Do List for the IMF
A "list" of what the IMF, under new director Rodrigo De Rato, needs to do in order to become more effective. By Rich Miller (Business Week, 9/25/04) Read More...


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WTO Seeks Farm Subsidy Compromise
An article outlining the WTO's compromise to end agriculture subsidies. Author Jeffrey Sparshott attempts to make sense out of the negotiations. (Business Week, 9/14/2003) Read More...


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WTO and Agriculture
Discusses the United States and EU's disagreement over agricultural subsidies. Who will subsidies hurt and who will they help? By Devinda Sharma (Organic Consumers Association, 5/10/2004) Read More...


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Rato Says IMF Needs to Make its Advice More Effective
Discusses director Rodrigo de Rato's plan to make the IMF more effective. Part of Rato's reforms include creating new precautionary agreements, and job placements in developing countries. (Global Poli... Read More...


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IMF Reviews Kenya's Economic Reforms
The IMF has resumed negotiations with Kenya after a two year suspension of loans. Whether or not they will continue to receive more loans depend on the outcome of these meetings. (Business Report, 9/1... Read More...


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Removal of Textile Trade Quotas Urged
Discusses China's bid to remove its textile and apparel quotas. China speaks mainly to the developed countries, including the US. (China View, 9/24/04) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Trade Specialist Barry Schumacher
Barry Schumacher, former Director of Intergovernmental Relations for Puerto Rico's Federal Affairs Administration and advisor on trade issues to Senator Bob Graham, talks to IA-Forum about internation... Read More...


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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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Job Seekers from New EU States Hit Barriers
Xenophobic European governments are blocking job seekers from the new EU member states, according to a new report to be published next week. (Scotsman, 09/10/2004) Read More...


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News Analysis: EU's rich vs. newest members
When eight poor countries of Central and Eastern Europe joined the grand European project this year, they believed it would give them a chance to overcome the crippling horrors of their communist past... Read More...


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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...


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Can India Overtake China?
On the road to economic development, China relies upon foreign direct investment (FDI), while India has seen economic prosperity through homegrown entrepreneurs--a strategy which may give it a long-te... Read More...


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A World Without Power
Niall Ferguson argues that anyone who dislikes U.S. hegemony should consider the alternative, a world with no superpower at all. (7/1/2004, Originally published in Foreign Policy, republished with per... Read More...


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Opening up, technical barriers lead to deficit
Author believes China is at a disadvantage because the farmers of developed countries are granted large amounts of trade-distorting subsidies. In addition, the developed nations are increasingly using... Read More...


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The Chilean or Indonesian Model?
Disscusion of Russia's state and economic development, while considering factors such as oil, the EU, and the rule of law. By Christopher Weafer (The Moscow Times, 18/08/2004) Read More...


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Venezuela: A flashing red light
President Chavez uses oil as a political tool to advance his hemispheric and global ambitions. By Ariel Cohen & Stephen Johnson. (The Washington Times, 08/18/2004) Read More...


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Social Capital and Economic Growth:The Case of Greece
Offers insight on the determinants of social capital in Greece, compared to the European Union (EU). By Asimina Christoforou. (London School of Economics) Read More...


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Econometric Modeling at the Bank of Greece
Describes use as well as the properties of the current version of the Bank of Greece econometrics model. By Nicholas G. Zonzilos. (6/1/2004) Read More...


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Inflation Persistence During Periods of Structural Change: An Assessment Using Greek Data
Working paper that estimates inflation persistence in Greece from 1975 to 2003, a period of high variation in inflation and changes in policy regimes.By George Hondroyiannis and Sophia Lazaretou. (6/1... Read More...


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EMU Strategies: Lessons from Past Experience in View of EU Enlargement
Working paper that analyses the monetary integration strategy and convergence experience of member states, in particular that of Greece, in the 1990s which led to the adoption of the euro. By Theodoro... Read More...


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Capital Flows and Speculative Attacks in Prospective EU Member States
Paper that examines the capital flow experience of transition economies who are also prospective EU members. By Heather D. Gibson and Euclid Tsakalotos. (Bank of Greece, 10/1/2003) Read More...


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An Indicator Measuring Underlying Economic Activity in Greece
By Stephen G. Hall and Nicholas G. Zonzilos. (Bank of Greece, 8/1/2003) Read More...


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