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Why Fight Poverty?

Julia Unwin’s book Why Fight Poverty? asks a provocative question. Calls to end poverty date back centuries. Even in prosperous modern times, despite the huge transformation of society, poverty has persisted. Continue reading

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Rediscovering Growth: After the Crisis

Andrew Sentance’s book Rediscovering Growth: After the Crisis focuses on the economic challenges facing the West, among them the shift of geopolitical power to Asia and the aftermath of the crisis. Continue reading

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Reinventing London

In Reinventing London Bridget Rosewell asks how London’s economy might be developed after the financial crisis. Continue reading

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The BRIC Road to Growth

In The BRIC Road to Growth Jim O’Neill calls for an urgent overhaul of global economic governance to reflect the reality of the economic power of the BRIC countries and others, especially Korea. Continue reading

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The Great Recession and Import Protection: The Role of Temporary Trade Barriers

Why didn’t the global economic crisis of 2008-9 lead to a massive outbreak of protectionism? Continue reading

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Reforming the International Monetary System

This report presents a set of concrete proposals of increasing ambition for the reform of the international monetary system. Continue reading

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An Enterprise Map of Ghana

Ghana’s economy has grown rapidly over the past decade, and the goal of becoming a middle-income country in the fairly near future now seems attainable. The likely contribution of the oil sector Continue reading

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An Enterprise Map of Tanzania

In the first decade of the new millennium, Tanzania’s gross domestic product doubled in real terms, making it one of the handful of sub-Saharan economies that have shown strong and sustained growth in recent years. Continue reading

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An Enterprise Map of Zambia

Over the first decade of the new millennium, Zambia’s real GDP rose by 80%. Much of this rise came from the mining sector, but a substantial fraction came from the manufacturing sector Continue reading

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Why World Leaders Must Resist the False Promise of Another Doha Delay

The world trade system is at a fork in history’s road; WTO members cannot avoid Making a choice. Continue reading

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