February 10, 2015
Article Outline: Unintended Consequences
The primary argument of this article is that the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act does not
promote economic development.
In the past the United States and Eur
Questions on Global Imbalances: Globalization, Demography, and Sustainability,
Broadly speaking, what is/are the facts this article attempts to explain?
The United States has a large and g
March 30, 2015
Argentina: The Pots and Pans Revolution Film Review
In 2002, Argentina experienced a pots and pans revolution. The revolution consisted of
large protests and demonstrations by middle-class people who had s
Questions on Upside of Down
1) How is down like cocaine?
The down harvesters are paid a fraction of the street selling price of down, much like
coca harvesters in Colombia received a fraction of the street selling price of
Global Imbalances: Globalization, Demography, and Sustainability
The United States has a large and growing current account deficit. The growth of the
current account deficit has been attribut
March 9, 2015
Indias Current Account
1. What is driving down Indias Current Account deficit?
Gold imports have decreased, boosting up the value of the rupee, and making the
countrys goods seem more expensive to foreigners.
2. Why have gold im
February 23, 2015
Questions: Currencys Weakness Troubles Chinas Policy Makers
What type of currency regime does China have?
Currently, Chinas currency is pegged to a basket of foreign currencies. The basket is
February 10, 2015
Public Lecture: Herman Mashaba
Herman Mashaba was born in South Africa in 1959. He comes from an ordinary rural
background and upbringing but has accomplished many things throughout his life. Herman was
February 11, 2015
Questions: Trade and Currency Manipulation
Why are both some Republicans and some Democrats not happy with the Transpacific
Democrats have in the past been skeptical of trade agreements
An Analysis of Floating Exchange Rate Regimes
From the 1870s until the start of World War I, the major currencies of the world were defined in
terms of a precious commodity, typically gold or silver, and thus the exchang