2016: Into the Storm
Author: Paul Rogers
Oxford Research Group (ORG)
This brief looks at how various security, environmental and economic issues unfolded in 2015 and how they may play themselves out this year.
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7 Dec 2015
Robert Wade on Zombie Ideas, Being Inside the World Bank, and the Death of Ethics in Economics after the Marginal Revolution
Author: Robert Wade
In this transcript, the LSE’s Robert Wade discusses ongoing experiments in international economic regimes, why international financial institutions don’t fight economic crises, and the power and peril of working inside the World Bank (WB).
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3 Dec 2015
The Prize: Fighting for Libya’s Energy Wealth
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This report explores the struggle between Libya’s two rival governments and parliaments, and the armed groups that support them, to control the fractured country’s oil sector and financial institutions.
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Federalising the Eurozone: Towards a True European Budget?
Author: Eulalia Rubio
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
This paper seeks to broaden the debate about the future fiscal capabilities of the Eurozone.
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China: Hitting the Middle Income Wall
Author: François Godement, Thomas Vendryes, Hongmei Ma, Agatha Kratz
European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
This analysis contains short articles which focus on 1) China's troubled manufacturing sector and the future of the country's industrial sector; 2) the government's 2015 "Made in China 2025" plan (it stresses quality rather than quantity-centered man...
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