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International Issues

CHINA'S BILLIONAIRES BEGIN TO ADD UP

The trigger for China's billionaire boom was the economic liberalization that began in the 1980s under Deng Xiaoping...

MIGRANTS LEAVE A HUGE WORLDWIDE MONEY TRAIL

Migrants sent over $300 billion in remittances to home countries last year...

WORLD BANK WEARY

The World Bank's comparative advantage for lending to poor countries is gone and its role diminished, says Adam Lerrick...

AFRICAN CONFLICTS COST BILLIONS

Wars in 23 African nations between 1990 and 2005 cost a total of about $300 billion...

BACK TO BASICS

In the race to attract new business, New York and London are competing against Hong Kong, a territory that thinks a 17.5 percent corporate tax is too high...

COMBATING CORRUPTION

Fighting corruption is a good way to combat poverty, say observers...

UK FALLS FURTHER DOWN EUROPEAN HEALTH LEAGUE

Britain's National Health Service performs worse than almost all of its peers in Western Europe, say researchers...

THE SECRETS OF INTANGIBLE WEALTH

Much of a country's wealth comes in the "intangible" form, say researchers...

HONG KONG'S ECONOMIC FREEDOM

For the 11th consecutive year Hong Kong has been ranked No. 1 in economic freedom...

SARKOZY'S SOCIAL CONTRACT

Whatever French President Nicolas Sarkozy does in the next five years, he can't claim to have succeeded unless France breaks out of its economic slumber...


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