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Links for Thought 8


Of Currency Wars and Capital Controls Emmanuel Yujuico, the author of IPE Zone , states an article by Yilmaz Akyuz on the pit falls of international capital flows for Least Developed Countries (LDCs). You can read the full paper here … Continue reading

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Ten myths surrounding US aid/US aid giving


I’ve a feeling that most of the American public and parliamentarians, Republican or Democrat, hate the idea of its country giving foreign aid whilst their special relationship cousins across the Atlantic have been very much for global poverty alleviation Continue reading

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Why I still believe in the MDGs


With world leaders and officials meeting for yet another summit on the Millennium Development Goals, this post is extremely relevant. Continue reading

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