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Banking on African Infrastructure 

As the US Federal Reserve embarks on the "great unwinding" of the stimulus program it began nearly a decade ago, emerging economies are growing anxious that a stronger dollar will adversely affect their ability to service dollar-denominated debt.

Una oportunidad para la OMC 

Las tensiones actuales con respecto al libre comercio, que se basan en la desigual distribución de sus beneficios, no pueden resolverse dentro de la OMC, y menos aún en una reunión ministerial.

Mourning Poland’s Burning Man 

Late in the afternoon on October 19, a 54-year-old man outside the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw distributed several dozen copies of a letter addressed to the Polish people. Then he set himself on fire.

The Paradox of Xi’s Power 

At the end of the six-day 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the roughly 2,200 delegates decided to add "Xi Jinping Thought on the new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics" to the CPC's constitution.

The Perils of a Trumped Fed 

While he attempts to overhaul American tax, trade, and immigration policies, President Donald Trump is mulling over a set of decisions that could prove even more consequential for the US economy.

What’s Really at Stake at the CCP Congress? 

This month, international media are understandably focused on the Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress, a carefully choreographed event that will reveal who's "in" and who's "out" with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Educating for Myanmar’s Future 

The violence that has ravaged Myanmar's Rakhine State underscores the challenges the country faces on its bumpy road from military rule to democracy.

The Transformative Power of Africa’s Youth 

A few years ago, during a conversation with young people from some of Senegal’s poorest communities, a pair of social entrepreneurs told me about projects they were working on to help their peers succeed.

he Not-So-Dire Future of Work 

The future of work is a hot topic nowadays. It has inspired a seemingly endless train of analyses, commentaries, and conferences, and it featured prominently in last week's annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Trump’s Republican Collaborators 

After nine months of Donald Trump's presidency, the leaders of the Republican Party appear finally to be waking up to the harsh reality that their country stands at the edge of an abyss.

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