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  • Poverty Inequality And Economic Growth In Latin America
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    Latin America Poverty and Inequality This avalanche of negative points summarizes problems that have persisted in Latin American countries for decades. In addition, as usual, the group in these countries to pay the highest price is the poor. However, what factors have been the main causes of persistent high levels of poverty, and high-income differentials in Latin American countries Furthermore, just how serious is the situation of the poor today in each individual Central and South American cou...
  • January And February 1997
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    Political and Economic Changes In Bulgaria Over the course of the past two months, January and February 1997, Bulgaria has undergone some sweeping political changes and its economy has deteriorated into further collapse. The following is an attempt to describe the events which took place in Bulgaria in January and February of 1997. This is somewhat of a difficult task given the current rate of political, economical and social changes which are occurring in Bulgaria. What follows is an account of...
  • Few Problems With European Military Behavior
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    Security Communities and Multilateralism 1. The United States and Canada have enjoyed a very peaceful relationship over the past 125 years, even though they share a border that is 5,000 miles long and undefended. Shore says that? neither side regards the other as even a potential military threat, despite the fact that interstate anarchy supposedly makes war an ever-present possibility. Conflicts materialize and are resolved without the expectation that they might lead to violence.? (Shore, 1998,...
  • Independence In Early 19th Century Leaders
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    IMPERIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA Wars for Independence most gained independence in early 19th century leaders' political culture shaped by Enlightenment but, colonial heritage did not include participatory govt. class and regional interests divided nations wealth was unevenly distributed rise of industrial capitalism placed L A in a dependent economic position Old and New Problems shared Enlightenment political and economic ideals less agreement about role of Catholic Church as exclusive state relig...
  • Linkages Between Economic And Territorial Sovereignty
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    Economic Effects on Sovereignty Some commentators claim that in the modern world, medium-sized economies do not have economic sovereignty any more. Thus it is necessary to form large economic and trading blocks such as the EU in order to recover some economic sovereignty. There is some truth in the idea that modern medium-sized governments have less control than they did in the past. "From about 1930 to about 1970 governments had a historically unusual degree of control over their economies" (Wa...
  • Prospects For The Cocoa Sector In 2004
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    Once a stable and relatively prosperous country, C^one d'Ivoire has suffered from continued political instability and economic stagnation since 1999. The current crisis, which began in September 2002, has further aggravated the country's already difficult social and economic conditions. The civil conflict cut short the incipient economic recovery in 2002. GDP is estimated to have declined by 1.6% in 2002 and 3.8% in 2003. Inflationary pressures intensified temporarily after the crisis, but decre...
  • Country's Economic Policy
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    Imagine a country with absolutely no political institutions or structures; a country ruled by anarchy. Would this country have an economic policy? If so, what kind of an economic policy would it be? Now imagine a country with highly powerful and well-organized political institutions. What kind of economic policy would this country have? Economic policies in these two fictitious countries described above would most definitely be different. The first country would be lucky if it even managed to ha...
  • Turgot's Mentor In Economics And Administration
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    Introduction Anne Robert Jaques Turgot, baron l' Aul ne, was born in Paris on May 10, 1727 to a noble French family of Normandy. Following in the footsteps of his ancestors, who had furnished the state with numerous public officials, Turgot would achieve public renown as Intendant of Limoges and later as Controller General of all France. Although Turgot ended his public career in unfortunate circumstances, being dismissed by Louis XVI for ineffectiveness, his political theories became a major in...
  • Political Islam Failed In Algeria
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    Has Political Islam Failed in Algeria? The question whether Political Islam has failed or not due to the internal structure of the Islamic political movement, in either Algeria or another country in the Islamic World, is an important question for the analysis of the politicized Islamic phenomena. Olivier Roy sees the movement as a failure, not only in Algeria but also in the whole area from Casablanca to Tashkent, the movement has resulted in failure due to many reasons that are seen as common a...
  • Political Institutional Reforms
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    Is China Unstable Foreign Policy Research Institute Wire, July 1999 By Minx in Pei Western attitudes toward China tend to oscillate between two extremes, often with confusing rapidity. Not too long ago China was widely portrayed as an emerging military and economic threat to the West. Its total economic output was projected to surpass that of the United States in two decades. Its military modernization was expected to provide China the capability to project its power far beyond its borders (and ...
  • Direct Economic And Political Power
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    The term colonialism is often used interchangeable with imperialism, but colonialism - the conquest and dominance of indigenous people by a foreign nation - can be regarded as a special form of imperialism. 1 In the writing of modern history, the usage of the terms imperialism and colonialism is linked to the development of political and economic power overseas, and to the formation of capitalism. Imperialism, in a broad definition can be defined as the superior economic and political power that...
  • Political And Economic Problems Present In Kyrgyzstan
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    Kyrgyzstan The collapse of the Soviet Union created 15 new states. These states over the last 5 years have all struggled with economic, ethnic, political and territorial problems left to them by the Soviet empire. Kyrgyzstan, is a former Soviet Republic (FSR) located in the Central Asia. This paper will give a statistical representation of the state, Kyrgyzstan. The statistical data will reflect the basic geography of the subject country containing population, size and location. This miniature r...
  • Mobutus Rule
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    Before the period of colonial conquest, which officially began with the drafting of the Treaty of Berlin in 1885, the country was organized into different kingdoms: the Balkans, Ba luba, and Balun da empires, the Kongo Kingdom, and many other groups and societies. The period of colonial conquest began during the 19th century when King Leopold II of Belgium acquired the Congo Basin under the Treaty of Berlin. He was recognized by the European powers as the sovereign of the Independent State of Co...
  • Effectiveness Of Unilateral Sanctions And Economic Incentives
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    Introduction From 1993 to 1996, sixty-one U.S. laws and executive actions were enacted authorizing unilateral economic sanctions for foreign-policy purposes. These sanctions were imposed on thirty-five countries. In 1997, seventy-five countries were affected by U.S. imposed sanctions affecting not only the targeted country but U.S. commerce and consumers. Unilateral sanctions can be defined as the applications of sanctions imposed by one country on another, for example U.S. trade with Cuba. Mult...
  • Successful Italian Renaissance
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    The Italian Renaissance period consisted of a variety of cultural, economical, social and political alterations. All of these factors were valuable in the evolving of the Italian states into more prosperous ones, from when they had once been gradually diminishing in all areas during the Middle Ages. Although to some degree, the Italian states progressed with social and political factors, without the economical factors, there would likely have not been such a remarkable era, which we have come to...
  • Economic Depression
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    The economic depression that be-fell the United States and other countries in the 1930's was unique in its strength and its consequences. At the depth of the depression, in 1933, one American worker in every four was out of a job. In other countries unemployment ranged between 15 percent and 25 percent of the labor force. The great industrial slump continued throughout the 1930's, shaking the foundations of Western capitalism and the society based upon it. Aspects of the economy President Calvin...
  • Pigou's Major Contributions To Economics
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    The Background of Arthur Cecil Pigou Arthur Cecil Pigou, commonly known as A.C. Pigou, is best known today for his work in welfare economics. He was a professor of political economy at Cambridge University from 1908 to 1943. During his life he wrote and had published over twenty books and essays on not only economics, but other subjects as well. Pigou was sometimes a backward person, but he never lacked in his brilliance of economics. Pigou was born in the family home of his mother in 1877 at Ry...

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