Post Tagged with: "economics"

Between a Rock and a Hard Place? EU-Armenia Relations after Vilnius

Between a Rock and a Hard Place? EU-Armenia Relations after Vilnius

Economic rapprochement between Russia and the West is unlikely to occur so long as Putin pursues his pet project – the Eurasian Customs Union.

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

The new institutions of the BRICS signal a new reality in international politics that corresponds to the unique multipolar moment of power and ideas.

The Illusion of Politics

The Illusion of Politics

We have an intuitive understanding about what politics is, but since most domains of life can be described as political, politics is so universal that a definition is difficult to pin down.

Review – The United States and the Global Economy

Review – The United States and the Global Economy

In a thought provoking journey introducing his readers to the global economic structures of the Bretton Words era, Frederick Weaver assesses the sustainability of the current form of globalization.

Review – Ill-gotten Money and the Economy

Review – Ill-gotten Money and the Economy

Yikona et al. examine the efforts and effectiveness of Namibia and Malawi in fighting against money laundering, fraud, tax evasion, and corruption. Their brevity makes for a very fast, and engaging, read.

Senegal 2012 and Beyond: Economic and Political Challenges

Senegal 2012 and Beyond: Economic and Political Challenges

Senegal’s new president Macy Sall and his government face multiple challenges both in terms of domestic economic and institutional development and regional political stability.

Review – Poor Economics

Review – Poor Economics

Written for a popular audience, the authors of Poor Economics seek to sweep aside the broad generalizations about global poverty that economic models tend to create.

Review – The Future of Power

Review – The Future of Power

Nye offers an intriguing analysis of the changing nature of power and how new geopolitical and economic trends will alter world politics in the coming years.

Review – Globalization and Its Discontents

Review – Globalization and Its Discontents

Formerly Chief Economist at the World Bank, Joseph Stiglitz explores the policies of the international financial community towards developing or crisis-stricken countries during the 1980s and 90s. As an isolated study of their failures it provides a useful insight but as a commentary on the ills of economic globalisation it fails to consider several other key factors.

The Importance of Sino-African Trade

The Importance of Sino-African Trade

The Chinese Communist Party has maintained political office and subsequent control in China since 1949. Chinese leaders now draw their legitimacy from the state’s amazing economic growth. China now looks to Africa for resources and offers African nations an economic model they can emulate that is vastly different than western standards.

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