The EU as an 'Intergovernmental' Actor in Foreign Affairs
Author: Martijn L.P. Groenleer, Louise G. van Schaik
This paper examines the institutional set-up of the EU policy-making process and the extent to which the Union acts as an international, rather than intergovernmental, actor through two case studies: the ICC and the Kyoto climate change negotiations.
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The Dollar and Development
Author: Richard Sabot
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This paper considers that global poverty and poverty reduction are more prominent public issues in high-income countries than they have ever have been, but progress toward the eradication of global poverty is at an increasingly grave risk due to glob...
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The Russian Economy under Putin
Author: Ewa Paszyc, Iwona Wisniewska
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
This paper examines the state of the Russian economy from the perspective of
the changes that took place after the 1998 economic crash and Vladimir Putin's rise to power.
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Human Capital, R&D and Competition in Macroeconomic Analysis
Author: Erik Canton, Bert Minne, Ate Nieuwenhuis, Bert Smid, Marc van der Steeg
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This paper discusses how to incorporate human capital, research and development (R&D), and market competition mechanisms in macroeconomic frameworks or models for economic growth.
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