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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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Empirical Modeling of Money Demand in Periods of Structural Change: The Case of Greece
Working paper that examines the behaviour of the demand for money in Greece during 1976-2000, a period that included many of the influences that cause money-demand instability. By Sophocles N. Brissi... Read More...

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End Of History, Or End Of Democracy?
Contends that we have moved to a new form of market-based totalitarianism. By Edward S. Herman. (Greek Politics Journal, 9/30/2002) Read More...

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A Bigger EU Must Be More Effective and More Democratic
Discusses EU enlargement and issues that must be resolved for success. By Costas Simitis. (European Institute, 1/1/2003) Read More...

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(EU) EU/Future of Europe
Calls for political Union and decentralised federalism and stresses importance of social cohesion. By Costas Simitis. (Hellenic Centre for European Studies, 4/2/2002) Read More...

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Greece: The EU’s Anchor of Stability in a Troubled Region
Discusses Greece's crucial position in the Balkans. By Kostas Karamanlis. (Washington Quarterly, 3/1/2000) Read More...

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Will Yukos tax bill be a burden for us all?
Article focuses on the future of Yukos Oil and the global effects of its bankrupcy. By Conal Walsh (The Observer, 08/01/04) Read More...

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India — Skipping the Industrial Revolution?
Many Indians are frightened by the idea of bypassing the industrial revolution. They ask, "But won't we still need clothes to wear and cement and steel to build our homes?" This is a misguided worry. ... Read More...

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Agribusiness is Bad for Brazil and Brazilians
João Pedro Stédile, leader of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST), explains why land reform is crucial in Brazil. (Brazzil, July/2004) Read More...

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WTO Takes Key Step Toward Trade Accord
Trade ministers agreed on a plan to end export subsidies for farm products and cut import duties. (Newsmax, 08/01/2004) Read More...

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Brazil's Lula: 'Only New Order Will End Terrorism'
"We do not want to depend on arrangements with developed nations that distort the international system and condemn us to eternal dependence on unequal and uncertain concessions," Brazilian President L... Read More...

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View from Bulgaria: A Brief Look at Preparing for EU Accession and the Euro
Overview of Bulgaria and its preparation for accession into the EU and adoption of the Euro. By Desislava S. Chausheva. (IA-Forum, 7/26/2004) Read More...

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International Economics Network
Excellent resource for economics, business, international law, biotech, and politics information. Also includes research papers. Read More...

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U.S. turns heat on Russia in WTO entry bid
Criticism of Russian business methods. Discussion focusses on obstacles Russia faces before achieving its goal of 10 years, entering the World Trade Organization. WTO entrance would open Russian mar... Read More...

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Illarionov: Central Bank Fueled Crisis
"Silent socialism" is provoking panic in the Russian banking system, Andrei Illarionov, Putin's top economic adviser warns. (The Moscow Times, 07/09/2004) Read More...

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Russian Gas To Compensate For North Korean Nuclear Programme
Discussion of the possibility of Russian oil and gas to be exported to the Korean Peninsula, which would halt the development of any nuclear programme. By Marianna Belenkaya (RIA Novosti, 06/07/04) Read More...

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Is Russia really that scary?
Author discusses the Russian economy, in comparison to other Eastern European markets, and methods of investment to avoid potential losses. By Barbara Wall (International Herald Tribune, 06/07/04) Read More...

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The rule of law, Russian-style
Shares in Yukos Oil go down following the court sentence and subsequent seizure of funds. One may look at this event as exemplary of the Kremlin's method to maintain hold of power. The court proces... Read More...

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Russia's Contradictions
Editorial piece explaining that despite simplistic characterizations, today's Russia is a complex place with great progress mixed in with illiberal dangers. By Nikolas K. Gvosdev (The National Interes... Read More...

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The Virtual Doubling of GDP
Criticism of financial prospects predicted by the Russian government, with particular focus on the agricultural sector and the problems surrounding it. By Yulia Latynina (Moscow Times, 16/06/04) Read More...

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The Ties That Fray: Why Europe and America are Drifting Apart
The factors that contribute to the weakening partnership between the US and Europe are analyzed. By Stephen M. Walt. (National Interest, No. 54, Winter 1998/1999) Read More...

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How the G-8 can make a real difference
A proposal to assist developing nations. By Abdoulay Wade, president of Senegal. (International Herald Times, 6/10/2004) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: The Honorable Don Bonker
Mr. Don Bonker, former U.S. Congressman (Chairman of the House Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade, senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee), talks about Iraq, Trade a... Read More...

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Trends and Prospects of Transatlantic Economic Relations
Paper adresses the trends and prospects of transatlantic economic relations to determine whether there is a tendency towards increased divergence , or whether transatlantic economic ties can be relied... Read More...

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