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Diamond-in-the-rough proposals on China
Discusses Trade with China. By Daniel Ikenson. (Cato Institute 5/19/2005) Read More...

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CAFTA cornucopia
Discusses the CAFTA. By Daniel Griswold. (Cato Institute 5/5/2005) Read More...

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Chinese Currency Issue is a Red Herring
Discusses China's new currency. By Daniel Ikenson. (Cato Institute 3/5/2005) Read More...

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Oil and Security
An editorial by The Washington Post supports U.S. government efforts to block China’s purchase of Unocal on the grounds that, as an oil importer, China is a national security threat. (The Washington P... Read More...

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Iraq’s Botched Currency Reform
Discusses Iraq's monetary reforms. By Steve Hanke and Matt Sekerke. (Cato Institute 2/2004) Read More...

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Monetary Policy in a World of Mobile Capital
Discusses how monetary policy is effecting monetary policy globally. By Ben S. Bernanke. (Cato Institute 2005) Read More...

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A Leap of Faith for Sovereign Default: From IMF Judgment Calls to Automatic Incentives
Discusses IMF monetary policy towards Argentina. By Adam Lerrick. (Cato Institute 2005) Read More...

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Capital Controls: Mud in the Wheels of Market Efficiency
Discusses Market Efficiency. By Kristin J. Forbes. (Cato Institute 2005) Read More...

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The End of the Rainbow
Friedman writes about the the economic turnaround in Ireland, which has gone from one of the poorest countries in Europe to the second wealthiest in a generation. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Ti... Read More...

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Blair tells Europe it must 'renew'
In the face of a budget and constitutional crises in the European Union, Tony Blair offers a way out in a recent speech. In his address Blair warned the EU Parliament, either embrace new members thro... Read More...

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One Nation, With Niches For All
The phenomenon of "analysis paralysis," which occurs when consumers are faced with too many choices for niche markets and feel so overwhelmed that they cannot choose, is affecting many people, says th... Read More...

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Meeting: Women in the new Afghanistan
The John F. Kennedy School of Government's Women and Public Policy Program sponsored a policy framework meeting the weekend of Dec. 7-9. Some of the world's foremost experts on Afghanistan, Islam, gov... Read More...

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From Access to Empowerment: Gender Issues in Micro-Finance
Micro-finance itself can only make a marginal contribution to women's empowerment and poverty alleviation without support for women's grassroots movements explicitly addressing gender inequality and m... Read More...

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Bangladesh on course to meet gender parity in primary school enrollment
Bangladesh is well on course to achieving gender parity in primary education enrolment by 2005, a target set by the United Nations as part of the Millennium Development Goals. Read More...

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Sino-Indian comparisons could be advantageous
Since China and India have similar historic and economic backgrounds of which they have handled in very different ways: there exists a prime opportunity for the two states to study each other and lear... Read More...

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Country Analysis Briefs: North Korea
The Energy Information Administration’s brief analysis of North Korea’s economic and energy background as of 2004. (EIA 01/01/04 Read More...

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North Korean growth masks economic troubles
In his Reuters article, Jon Herskovitz reports that although the North Korean economy has grown in recent history, it is not a sign that the North Korean economy is actually improving. By Jon Herskov... Read More...

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An Unbalanced Trade Policy
The author, a Democratic Congressman from Ohio, opposes the passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). CAFTA will only export more jobs outside the US and hurt poor workers in other... Read More...

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Cairo’s Changing Face
Examines Egypt's issues and future. By Mounir Ibrahim. (5/26/2005) Read More...

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Tariff Hike Helps Keep Textile Trade in Order
China plans to raise export tariffs on 74 textile products next month. The writer views the move as a positive sign that China is determined to restructure its textile industry to prepare for future c... Read More...

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China’s Level of Development Should Not be Overestimated
Looking at per capita GDP and the number of people in absolute poverty, the writer believes China is still a developing country and its level of development should not be overestimated. By Bo Xilai. (... Read More...

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Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin is to sign in Damascus an Agreement on Settlement of Syria's Debt to Russia. (Novosti, 5/28/2005) RIA Novosti MOSCOW (May 28) Read More...

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Effectiveness of International Economic Blockades
Paper that discusses the external characteristics of international economic blockades. By Ghada Mohamed and Gamal Atallah. (5/25/2005) Read More...

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Attention: Deficit Disorder
The author writes that while the US economy faces many challenges at the moment, most pressing is the need to solve fiscal imbalances. By Robert E. Rubin. (New York Times, 5/13/2005 Read More...

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RMB is Not Cause of US Trade Deficit
The author debates the attack of US senators on Chinese currency valuation as the cause of the Sino-US trade deficit. By Chen Jinde. (China Daily, 4/30/2005) Read More...

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When the Dollar Bill Comes Due
The authors note that while the dollar has lost 25 percent of its value over the last two years, the price of imports other than oil has not changed much and America's appetite for imports continues t... Read More...

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The Economic Impact of Trade Embargoes on a Developing Economy
Analyzes the economic effects of a trade embargo on a developing economy. By Ghada Gomaa A. Mohamed. (4/25/2005) Read More...

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Ecuador President Gutierrez Ousted by Congress
Ecuadorean President Lucio Gutierrez was ousted by Congress on Wednesday after thousands of demonstrators demanded the former army colonel quit for meddling with the nation's top court Wednesday, Apr... Read More...

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A Pipeline to Peace
The authors write that a planned natural gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India with be both an economic and security boon to the region, creating jobs in Pakistan, increasing economic growth in... Read More...

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Bush Disarms, Unilaterally
Author criticizes the Bush Administration for failing to pay proper attention to US economic competitiveness, at a time when foreign powers such as China and India are participating in global commerce... Read More...

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