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Rescuing Russia From Collapse
Economists Sergei Guriev and Aleh Tsyvinski argue that, with the exception of a few mistakes, the Kremlin has thus far pursued reasonable and effective policies to prevent economic and political colla... Read More...


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India Shows Resilience During Current Economic Downturn
During this economic downturn, India is showing its potential. Asian Development Bank President visited India and told us the impression of India's strength. (ADB, 02/07, 2009) Read More...


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Banking on Mobiles: Why, How, for Whom?
For customers, mobile banking presents a delicate balance between a conceptually powerful opportunity and practical challenges. How is the potential of Mobile Banking? (CGAP, Jun, 2008) Read More...


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Corruption And The Global Financial Crisis
Daniel Kaufman, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and formerly the director of governance at the World Bank speaks about corruption and the limited success anti corruption commissions. (For... Read More...


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ECONOMY-JAPAN: Meltdown Prompts ODA Boost To Asia
Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso told the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the Swiss mountain resort of Davos on Saturday that Japan will provide 17 billion US dollars worth of aid to stimulate Asia’s ec... Read More...


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Market-Based Solutions for Financing Philanthropy
For small business development and economic development, the development agencies provided quite a lot of fund to the poor and NGOs or put it into the project. However, now in the time of the globaliz... Read More...


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Microfinance and Enterprise Development (MED): Effective Tools to Eradicate Poverty?
This report summarizes the key points raised in Microfinance and Enterprise Development (MED). These development supports can be the effective tool to alleviate poverty in developing countries? This i... Read More...


Refinding the Rainbow
Refinding the Rainbow
Author speaks with Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen and looks at the implications of the current global economic downturn for the country. By Atsuko Matsumoto (01/29/2009) Read More...


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Special Report: Challenges for the Next U.S. President
IA-Forum presents a diverse collection of commentaries reflecting on the George W. Bush Administration's handling of key international challenges, and what the authors hope to see from the Barack Obam... Read More...


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Student Paper: Is Microfinance the Key to Socioeconomic Empowerment?
Using a case study of Bangladesh, author examines microfinance models and attempts to discover what, if any, link exists between the participation in such programs and the promised economic and social... Read More...


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From Doha to the Next Bretton Woods
After the failure of the Doha Round of trade negotiations, as well as the ongoing global financial crisis, a new set of Bretton Woods-style talks are needed to encourage multilateral cooperation in th... Read More...


From the Cowboy to the Multicultural Summit
From the Cowboy to the Multicultural Summit
Author looks at Bush, Obama and Latin America from a Peruvian perspective. By Alvaro Henzler (12/20/2008) Read More...


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The Warning Signs and the Lessons Gone Amiss
Author analyzes the Asian financial crisis of 2007-8 and argues that historical experiences should have portended it. By David Anthony Hollingsworth. (10/10/2008) Read More...


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Experts See Security Risks in Downturn
Intelligence officials note that trends such as regional instability may be accelerated by the current global economic crisis. A shift to a more Asia-centric globe could also gain momentum. On the hom... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Seppo Honkapohja
IA-Forum Interview: Seppo Honkapohja
IA-Forum speaks with Bank of Finland Board of Governors member Seppo Honkapohja about the current financial crisis and Finland's own financial crisis in the early 1990s. By Neal Wells (11/10/2008) Read More...


U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement: One Year Later
U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement: One Year Later
Author discusses impact and effects of the U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement. By Adam Kott (11/03/2008) Read More...


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Boom, Bust, and Recovery in the World Economy
The time has come for a new economic strategy – in essence a new New Deal, says Jeffrey Sachs. (Project Syndicate, 11/01/2008) Read More...


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Why Politicians Dare Not Limit Economic Growth
With the environmental situation reaching crisis point, it is time to stop pretending that mindlessly chasing economic growth is compatible with sustainability. By Tim Jackson (New Scientist, 10/16/20... Read More...


Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress
Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress
The crisis of the financial markets could all-too easily be turned into vast economic crisis if political meddling and populist resentments manage to infringe on free trade. By George A. Pieler and Je... Read More...


The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America
The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America
Author analyzes the decreasing influence of the United States in Latin American and the rising influence of Russia and Brasil. By Adam Kott. (10/20/2008) Read More...


Financial Crisis Impact on South America
Financial Crisis Impact on South America
Author analyzes impact of the financial crisis on South America. By Adam Kott. (10/15/2008) Read More...


A Sold State
A Sold State
Author analyzes theory to practice regarding the selling of states to foreign investment in respect to China and Zambia. By Darlington Chisenga. (10/12/2008) Read More...


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Losing Faith
The world clearly is at a turning point, underscored by ongoing tectonic shifts in political and economic power, writes Brahma Chellaney (Hindustan Times, 10/13/2008) Read More...


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Wanted: a fairer capitalism
Now, as our financial system lies on the brink of collapse, it is time to build a new one, based on fairness instead of naked greed, and with long-term commitment to building businesses and supporting... Read More...


Financial Crisis Impact on Latin America
Financial Crisis Impact on Latin America
Author discusses the ripple effect of the U.S. financial crisis on Latin American markets. By Adam Kott. (10/06/2008) Read More...


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The Week That Changed Everything
The global financial crisis needs a system-wide solution not a quick fix, writes Ann Pettifor. (Open Democracy, 09/22/2008) Read More...


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Uganda’s Smart Protectionism
For too long, African governments have listened to the siren song of free trade - and have suffered from too much openness, not too little, writes G. Pascal Zachary . (Project Syndicate, 09/02/2008) Read More...


Trees vs. Tusks
Trees vs. Tusks
Keeping the planet green takes shades of grey, not black-and-white. In Ghana, one shade of grey to be reckoned with is the African Elephant, that noble beast protected by international treaties from ... Read More...


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Saving Resources to Save Growth
Jeffrey Sachs argues that a new, sustainable global growth strategy is needed to maintain global economic progress in the world of constrained resources. (Project Syndicate, 06/25/2008) Read More...


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The Coming Energy Wars
Oil prices could hit $200 a barrel in the next few months. Article analyzes effects on global economy and geopolitics. (Newsweek, 06/02/2008) Read More...


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