by Charles Krakoff Jagdish Bhagwati, a Professor at Columbia University and a leading development economist, wrote the following letter in yesterday’s Financial Times about President Obama’s designation of Jim Yong Kim to succeed Robert Zoellick as President of the World Bank. He is absolutely...
by Chip Krakoff The world is discovering Africa. By Africa, I mean sub-Saharan Africa. The North African countries from Morocco to Egypt are generally lumped together with the Middle Eastern countries with which they share much closer ethnic, religious, and economic ties. I am writing about the other...
Global Emerging Markets (GEMs)
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Written: April 11, 2008 Dear Readers, No question about it, we humans like to keep things simple. And no wonder; if the world is anything, it is chaotic. And so we look for our philosophy in un-taxing nuggets, the sort, perhaps, that might grace the back of a cereal box, be squeezed onto a bumper sticker...
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