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Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?
Without massive and rapid intervention to address environmental degradation, food shortages and subsequent government collapses could threaten the world order, says Lester R. Brown. (Scientific Americ... Read More...


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Developing Countries and the Global Crisis
Unless something is done, the crisis will throw as many as 200 million additional people into poverty, writes Joseph E. Stiglitz (Project Syndicate, 04/14/2009) Read More...


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Islamic Finance: Growing Interest for an Interest-less System
In the light of the global financial crisis, Shawn Woodley analyses the role and prospects of the Islamic system of finance. (Diplomatic Courier, 4/6/2009) Read More...


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Think Again- Japan's Lost Decade
Author debunks several myths about Japan's economic struggles in the 1990's and the lessons of this era for current American policy-makers. By Christian Caryl (Foreign Policy, April 2009) Read More...


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The West's Fatal Overdose
The G-20 has agreed on plans to fight the global downturn. But its approach will only lay the foundation for the next, bigger crisis. By Gabor Steingart (Spiegel Online, 04/03/2009) Read More...


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Why Adam Smith Still Matters
Karen Horn argues that the thought of Adam Smith has been misrepresented in coverage of the financial crisis. (Standpoint Magazine, April 2009) Read More...


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Stimulus Package for Sub-Saharan Africa
Article describing the impact of a 50 billion dollar stimulus package on Su Saharan Africa By Mikiko Imai(One.com, 03/26/2009) Read More...


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The Implications of the Financial Crisis for Africa
Article on the implications of the financial crisis for developing countries.By All Party Parliamentary Group for Debt, Aid and Trade(The House of Commons, 02/2009) Read More...


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Practical Steps the G-20 Summit Must Take
The G20's response to the global economic crisis should be guided by four principles. By Nicolas Sarkozy. (Washington Post, 04/01/2009) Read More...


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Turkey and Russia on the Rise
Although Turkey and Russia face many of the same challenges, their national interests are sources of competition rather than common ground. By Reva Bhalla, Lauren Goodrich and Peter Zeihan. (Stratfor ... Read More...


What the World Needs from the London Summit
What the World Needs from the London Summit
A look ahead at the G20 Summit and an analysis of what it is hoped will be gained from it. By Andrew Pickering. (IA-Forum, 03/30/2009) Read More...


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The Transition to Sustainability
The G-20 meeting in London on April 2 offers hope for a true global effort to repair the failing world economy. This is the time and place to launch the global drive toward sustainability, writes Jeff... Read More...


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Is China Having It Both Ways?
In calling for the creation of a new global reserve currency, China is seeking to preserve the benefits and avoid the costs of its mercantilist economic policy. By Arvind Subramanian (Wall Street Jou... Read More...


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Is China the New America?
The Great Depression made the United States the world's unquestioned financial leader. The current crisis can do the same for China. By Harold James. (Foreign Policy, March 2009) Read More...


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The Geithner Plan Won't Work
Argues that the Treasury's plan to cleanse the financial system of toxic assets will benefit the most irresponsible banks at the expense of the taxpayer while failing to achieve its stated objective. ... Read More...


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Kenya's economy seen growing 4.1p.c. in 2009
Kenya's economy is expected to grow by just over 4 percent in 2009 as it continues its recovery from post-election violence early last year that stalled activity, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on ... Read More...


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Kenya's economy seen growing 4.1p.c. in 2009
Kenya's economy is expected to grow by just over 4 percent in 2009 as it continues its recovery from post-election violence early last year that stalled activity, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on ... Read More...


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Now Is No Time to Give Up on Markets
Nobel economist Gary Becker discusses the causes of the global financial meltdown and argues for a renewed commitment to market-based solutions. By Mary Anastasia O'Grady (Wall Street Journal, 03/21/... Read More...


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Building the Markets We Need
Today's globalized markets need rules that take into account the public good in every country and region of the world, writes former Austrian PM Alfred Gusenbauer. (Project Syndicate, 03/18/2009) Read More...


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What the global cash crisis means for Africa
Effects of the global financial crisis and the IMF's efforts at salvaging it within Africa. By Antoinette M. Sayeh (Sunday Monitor 03/01/2009) Read More...


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ADB to Host Forum on Impact of Financial Crisis on Asia
Global recession hit Asian countries as well. Asian Development Bank will host Forum to discuss the methods to recover from this situsion. Many countries' high officials come and discuss. (ADB, 03/07/... Read More...


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Microfinance and the real economy: impacts and outcomes of the global economic crisis
The current economic and social crisis provides an opportunity to re-think values and business models in finance. ILO Online spoke with Bernd Balkenhol, chief of the ILO’s Social Finance Programme. (I... Read More...


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IFC, Private Sector Explore Ways to Create Opportunity for India’s Small Entrepreneurs
Private sector leaders in India agreed at a discussion hosted by IFC that businesses tend to be most successful when they find ways to create opportunity for small entrepreneurs and make markets work ... Read More...


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Number Of Unemployed Women To Soar
Number of unemployed women to soar amid Economic Crisis, warns UN agency. (Scoop, 03/07/2009) Read More...


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A double strike
The number of inbound containers has doubled in the past three years; so far in 2009 there has been no decline. Such is the crush in Lagos that getting cargo from ship to port to lorry still takes an ... Read More...


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IMF warns of slow African growth
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Africa's economic growth will be affected by the continuing world downturn. (BBC 03/09/2009) Read More...


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The last days of the oligarchs?
As the economic crisis deepens, Russian oligarchs are being stripped of the wealth and power they accumulated in post-Soviet years. By Andrew E. Kramer. (International Herald Tribune, 3/7/2009) Read More...


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Fixing the Kingdom: Political Evolution and Socio-Economic Challenges in Bahrain
Wright’s study outlines the challenges facing the Bahraini regime and the program of liberalization that the current Emir has pursued in response to these challenges and internal political turmoil. Ri... Read More...


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The Financial Crisis and the Six Pillars of Russian Strength
Rather than counting on a strong financial sector to ensure domestic strength and stability, Russia relies on six traditional pillars of power-- its geography, politics, social system, natural resour... Read More...


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The Japan Fallacy: Today's U.S. Financial Crisis is not like Tokyo's
"The financial crisis of 2008 need not usher in a replay of Japan's "lost decade" of the 1990s. The current crisis is the result of correctable policy mistakes rather than deep structural flaws in the... Read More...


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