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Measuring the Elusive Middle Class and Estimating its Role in Economic Development and Democracy
Giovanna Maria Dora Dore, World Economics, June 2017
The middle class has a special role in economic, political, and social thought, but social scientists seem unable to agree on how to define or measure.. More
 
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Latin America: From Recovery To Slowdown
José De Gregorio, World Economics, December 2015
Economic performance in Latin America has been disappointing. After a successful recovery from the global financial crisis, growth in 2014 was in mos.. More
 
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The Creation of the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank: America’s Loss and China’s Gain
Stuart Mackintosh, World Economics, September 2016
The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) pulled institutions together diplomatically and economically. It clarified options and failures of the past and hast.. More
 
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GDP as the champion of measurements
Mark Esposito and Terence Tse, World Economics, March 2015
This paper considers the importance of measurement in complex societies and notes that the concept of measuring macroeconomic variables such as GDP wa.. More
 
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Measuring The Americas GDP
World Economics, World Economics, March 2015
The Americas, comprising the USA and Canada, the Spanish speaking countries of South and Central America plus Brazil and the Caribbean, is a region di.. More
 
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The Global Financial and Economic Crisis, and the Creation of the Financial Stability Board
Stuart P.M. Mackintosh, World Economics, September 2014
The 2007-2008 global financial and economic crisis precipitated a significant shift in the financial regulatory worldview (or paradigm) of political a.. More
 
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Measuring Latin America
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, March 2014
This paper reviews the quality of official national accounting data investigated for 17 Latin American countries. Chile, which became an OECD member i.. More
 
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Measuring Argentina’s GDP Growth
Ariel Coremberg, World Economics, March 2014
The main purpose of this paper is to report on the results of an exhaustive reworking of Argentina’s output growth by industry realized by the ARKLEMS.. More
 
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Flowing Together or Flowing Apart
José María Larrú Ramos and Martha Carro Fernández, World Economics, March 2014
At a time when international institutions and governments rethink the structure of development financing, the analysis of the relationship between dif.. More
 
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African Diaspora Remittances are Better than Foreign Aid Funds
Adams Bodomo, World Economics, December 2013
In this article, two sources of socio-economic development finance for Africa, African Diaspora remittance funds and Overseas Development Assistance (.. More
 
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The BRIC group – How Strong a Challenge to the West?
Jan Winiecki, World Economics, June 2012
This article looks at the BRIC countries with the understanding that countries not only grow, but also undergo structural change. Industrialisation fi.. More
 
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The Indices of Transparency of Economic Information and the Latin American e-Government
César Daniel Vargas Diaz, Manuel Antonio López Hernandez and El Housin Helal Ouriachen, World Economics, March 2012
The aim of this paper is to create a ranking of the Ministries of Economy and Finance on transparency and disclosure of economic and financial informa.. More
 
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America’s Dangerously Opaque Public Accounting Systems
Avantika Chilkoti, World Economics, March 2012
The current global economic crisis has highlighted the problems that result from governments’ archaic and erroneous accounting practices. The Financia.. More
 
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Malthus Postponed
Keith Boyfield and Inna Ali, World Economics, June 2011
The authors examine the potential to promote palm oil production in the tropical regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Given world population pressures and s.. More
 
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The International Liquidity Crisis of 2008–2009
William A. Allen and Richhild Moessner, World Economics, June 2011
The ‘credit crunch’ that began in August 2007 turned into a crisis when Lehman Brothers failed in September 2008. That event caused large internationa.. More
 
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Further Fallout from the Global Financial Crisis
Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, Raphael Espinoza and Heiko Hesse, World Economics, June 2011
We examine the recent credit slowdown in emerging markets from three analytical angles. First, we find that, similar to past history, a credit boom pr.. More
 
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Trade Out of Poverty
Peter Lilley, Clare Short, Sir Menzies Campbell and Michael Hastings, World Economics, June 2011
Integration into the world economy has proven a powerful means for countries to promote economic growth, development, and poverty reduction, and there.. More
 
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Trade and Growth in the Post-Crisis World
Ronald U. Mendoza, World Economics, December 2010
Countries that have most successfully used trade as part of a high growth strategy tend to exhibit a distinct trading pattern that maximises learning... More
 
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Finance, Technology and Multinationals from the Periphery
Edmund Amann and Werner Baer, World Economics, March 2010
This article analyses the emergence of Latin American multinational corporations (MNCs), with a particular emphasis on the roles of finance and techno.. More
 
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Well-being and Public Attitudes in Afghanistan
Carol Graham and Soumya Chattopadhyay, World Economics, September 2009
Afghanistan is a context where individuals have to cope with the most adverse of circumstances. Our study of happiness finds that Afghans conform to a.. More
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