Tag Archives: developing countries

Beyond Harvey Weinstein: Sextortion Around the Globe

Sextortion – the demand for sexual favors by powerful men – is especially prevalent in poor countries. It is the least investigated form of corruption in the world.

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For Whom the Wall Fell? A Balance Sheet of the Transition to Capitalism

Only 1 out of 10 people living in “transition” countries have seen a successful transition to capitalism and more democracy.

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Time for a New Global Trade Deal

The next big international trade deals should focus on green growth.

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Democracy Goes into Reverse

Western leaders more or less unthinkingly assume that democracy will eventually triumph worldwide. Are they correct?

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Strengthening Resilience in Developing Countries

Can giant insurance companies help small customers in developing countries bounce back from environmental catastrophes?

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Asia’s Lacking Pride

Why would emerging countries copy the unhealthy eating habits of the West, when their own tradition is so much healthier?

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Women’s Equality Is the Best Way to Reduce World Hunger

How can sustained efforts on behalf of women's rights help alleviate the world's hunger problem?

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The End of Corruption?

How will curbing corrupt practices spur economic growth in the developing world?

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Obama's U.S. Trade Goals in a Global Context

What do President Obama’s trade goals mean for the rest of the world?

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What Really Ails Europe (and America): The Doubling of the Global Workforce

How are workers from emerging markets changing the global economy?

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