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July 2, 2012

Rule of Law
Emerging Voices: Stanislav Markus on Bottom-Up Property Rights

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Stanislav Markus, assistant …

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July 19, 2012

Wars and Conflict
The Complex Ties Among Poverty, Development, and Security

Over the past decade a new conventional wisdom has emerged that security and development are mutually reinforcing, and that long-term security is not possible without reducing poverty and promoting e…

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June 28, 2016

Cambodia
Cambodia’s Turn Toward Authoritarianism (Again)

Over the past year, any hopes that Cambodia, where national elections almost led to a change in government three years ago, was headed toward a democratic transition, have been fully dashed. Prime Mi…

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May 27, 2016

Economics
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from May 20 to May 27, was compiled with …

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February 6, 2013

Europe
Germany’s Central Bank and the Eurozone

Germany’s Bundesbank remains an influential actor in eurozone policymaking, and its recent disagreements with the ECB raise concerns about managing the zone’s debt crisis. This Backgrounder explains.

October 11, 2012

Global
Supporting Entrepreneurship: What Works in Developing Economies?

ISOBEL COLEMAN: (In progress from source) -- initiatives and opportunities, including, in some depth, microfinance. Last year our focus was really on the opportunities around mobile technology and d…

January 10, 2006

Russia
Energy’s Impact on EU-Russian Relations

This publication is now archived. IntroductionBeneath the Baltic Sea, a pipeline is being built between Russia and Germany. Slated for completion by 2010, the 744-mile Northern European Pipeline is a…

December 19, 2004

The Teutonic Monetary Policy Tradition

My recent travels took me to old Europe -- and reminded me that the rest of the world is, in many ways, still unprepared for changes set to hit the world economy -- a world economy where the US trade…