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We can now cure Dutch disease
There is a curious phenomenon that economists call the resource curse - so named because, on average, countries with large endowments of natural resources perform worse than countries less well endowe... Read More...


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Why Foreign Aid Has Failed . . . and How to Fix It
After fifty years and more than two trillion dollars in aid, the West has strikingly little to show for its efforts in alleviating global poverty. Why has foreign aid so often failed to achieve result... Read More...


France's Spring Break Perpetuel
France's Spring Break Perpetuel
"Never, never aim legislative reforms at the retired or the young, particularly when the weather is warming up." Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss the French student protests against the Read More...


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China acts to rein in its surging economy
Author looks at the recent trends in Chinese monetary anf fiscal policy, and what effects these have on the global economy as a whole. By Keith Bradsher (IHT, 04/28/06) Read More...


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The Vienna Institute for International Relations
Established in 1973 as an independent research institute, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies is a non-profit organization. Analyses economic and structural developments in China, ... Read More...


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Lithuanian Free Market Institute
A private non-profit, apolitical organization established in 1990; the LFMI‘s team conducts research on key economic and economic policy issues, develops conceptual reform packages, drafts and evaluat... Read More...


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The Kiel Institute for the World Economy
ISS is the leading centre for higher education and research in development studies on the European continent and one of the oldest and largest in the world. As an international academic agency the Ins... Read More...


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The Globalisation Institute (London, UK)
The Globalisation Institute is a think tank founded in 2005 with the aim of examining how globalisation can be harnessed to work for the worlds poorest. Read More...


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Reshaping the IMF
Article looks at recent trends in the World Economy and how this is forcing the IMF to rethink its role. (The Economist, 20/04/06) Read More...


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Steady as she goes
Article looks at the recent trends in the oil/energy industry, arguing that production levels have not peaked. (The Economist $, 04/20/06) Read More...


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As Hu heads to U.S., China eases currency rules
Author writes that as China's top leader heads to Washington D.C., the country's moves to ease its currency regulations is more due to economic concerns at home than American pressure. By Richard Latk... Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...


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Globalizing Good Government
The authors write that the global economy no longer means that nations can pursue policies incompatible with a world economy. By Richard W. Fisher and W. Michael Cox. (New York Times, 4/10/2006) Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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EU-China tariff war hits shoes
Article focuses on a looming trade dispute between China and the European Union that highlights shoe manufacturing as a source of conflict. (The Guardian, 4/7/06) Read More...


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Japan eyes huge Asia trade bloc
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry states that it wishes to create a Pan-Asian Free Trade Zone that would include China and India, the world's largest emerging markets.(BBC, 4/4/2006... Read More...


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The Sanctions on South Africa: A Successful Story
Author reflects on the history of economic sanctions on South Africa. By Ghada Gomaa A. Mohamed. (IA-Forum) Read More...


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Is Coca the New Hemp?
Eva Morales is attempting to legitimize Coca production through the expansion of Coca based products and creation of a state owned Coca processing plant. By Jens Gluesing. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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The Black Man's Burden
Dr. Gary K. Busch breaks down the cost poor infrastructure has on African development. (Ocnus.net, 3/21/06) Read More...


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US needs to get its own economic house in order
A Chinese perspective on America's current account deficit. By Danyang Xie. (China Daily, 3/28/06) Read More...


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China forex reserves become the world's biggest
China has just become the world's largest forex reserve holder, with drastic implications in the future for bond markets. (Reuters as seen on China Daily, 3/28/06) Read More...


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View from the Top
The Economist warns of the pitfalls that come with increasing income inequality and excessive dis-savings. (Economist, 3/28/06, $) Read More...


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Planning the New Socialist Countryside
China appears to be emulating American development, with large infrastructure projects and Westward expansion. (Economist, 3/9/06) Read More...


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Power games
This article explores the idea of oil being used as a weapon for leaders to "pamper or punish" their friends or foes. (The Economist, 1/5/06) Read More...


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Crude Benchmark Analysis
Crude Benchmark's have progressively become heavier and more sour over time, with severe implications for world fuel markets. (Platts, 2/23/06) Read More...


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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...


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The Role of Foreign Direct Investments on Export Performance in Cameroon
Paper providing a historical perspective and current analysis of foreign investments in Cameroon. By Ngoasong Michael Zisuh. (12/15/2005) Read More...


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Mission Impossible
Hugo Chavez's long promised poverty reduction has occurred, but only as a result of a drastic increase in oil revenues.(The Economist, 2/16/06, $) Read More...


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A Numbers Racket
The economist challenges the validity of GDP growth statistics in the EU and US. (The Economist, 2/16/06, $) Read More...


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