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Interview – Nayan Chanda

Interview – Nayan Chanda

Nayan Chanda discusses the US-China trade war, its repercusions, and parallels with US-Japan relations in the 1980s, as well as the current backlash against globalization.

The New EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: a New Breath to Free Trade

The New EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: a New Breath to Free Trade

The EU-MERCOSUR Trade Agreement should be seen as a reaction to protectionism, it means that the international rule-oriented order is still alive for important actors.

Will Governments Lose Monetary Control to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency?

Will Governments Lose Monetary Control to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency?

Libra may struggle to impact markets unless they adopt a very aggressive strategy of below-cost pricing and are more efficient and much less costly than existing systems.

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

Pablo Nemiña explores the complex relationship between Latin American countries and the IMF, Argentina’s economic policy and the country’s upcoming presidential elections.

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Angelika Rettberg talks about her forthcoming book on war economies and post-war crime, the role of resources in the conflict in Colombia and the recent peace agreement.

Interview – Adrian Monck

Interview – Adrian Monck

Head of Communications and Media at the World Economic Forum, Adrian Monck, discusses his role, fake news, the media and trust, and he responds to critiques of the forum.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Capital Mobility and Development Process: The New Political Economy Thoughts

Capital Mobility and Development Process: The New Political Economy Thoughts

Classical political economy perspectives have been limited to the processes with which formal political and economic structures could be seen as central to development.

Economic (In)security and Economic Integration in the Middle East

Economic (In)security and Economic Integration in the Middle East

Although strategic plans like ‘Vision 2030’ acknowledge problems, it remains to be seen whether the GCC states can address increasing inequality, unemployment, and a decline in oil wealth.

Unending Reform Attempts at the IMF: Organised Hypocrisy or Bricolage?

Unending Reform Attempts at the IMF: Organised Hypocrisy or Bricolage?

It is puzzling why an international institution sees the need to reform and attempts it while preserving some core aspects that detract from its legitimacy.

Class Matters: Global Capital Mobility and State Power in Emerging Economies

Class Matters: Global Capital Mobility and State Power in Emerging Economies

To what extent has international capital mobility caused an erosion of state power? The issue is particularly pressing for developing and economies who remain vulnerable.

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