Tag Archives: Markets

Beyond LIBOR: Derivatives as WMD on the American People

Why should derivatives be moved out of the dark of over-the-counter markets into the brighter light of exchanges?

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From the Washington Consensus to a Singapore Consensus?

Does the world need more markets, more government, or does it just need markets and government to be more effective?

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Toward Two European Monetary Unions

Why does it make sense to divide the European Monetary Union into a Northern EMU and a Southern EMU?

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Systemic Failure: Lessons from the World of Trade for the World of Finance

Why have the trade and finance systems performed so differently in the financial crisis?

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Africa and Globalization

Why might the G8’s focus on Africa also be a time for the continent to do some self-reflection?

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Africa’s N — Networks

What effect are weak networks having on Africa’s development?

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Africa’s V — Valuable Resources

Are natural resources a curse or a blessing to African nations?

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Africa’s C — Costs

What role do high prices play in Africa’s economy?

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Russia's Newly Found "Soft Power"

How does Russia assert influence despite its loss of superpower status?

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Can Capitalism Be Saved?

What does the Chief Economist of the IMF have to say about the capitalist system?

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