Daily Policy Digest

International Issues

THE DEBATE OVER CANADA'S POVERTY LINE

Since 1996, the overall poverty rate in Canada has fallen steeply, from 15.7 percent to 10.8 per cent in 2005...

MEXICAN LAND REFORM'S CONTRIBUTION TO MASS MIGRATION TO THE U.S.

It will take decades for Mexico to undo the legacy of what became a crooked revolution, says Alvaro Vargas Llosa...

COUNTRIES BUYING COMPANIES

"Sovereign wealth" funds could grow from their current total of $2.5 trillion to $12 trillion by 2015, predicts Morgan Stanley...

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...


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