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2.3.2018

Stiglitz and Piketty call for new tax regime

Distinguished economists such as Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty are calling for the introduction of Unitary Taxation for multinational enterprises.

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15.12.2016

Boosting trade with better border infrastructure

East Africa is a region severely affected by extreme poverty. Enhancing trade could help tackle the problem, although a number of obstacles need to be cleared. TradeMark East Africa, acting in the context of the Aid for Trade (AfT) Initiative, seeks...
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15.12.2016

Fostering intra-regionale trade in Africa I: Supporting women and informal networks

Intra-regional trade can significantly contribute to food security and inclusive and sustainable economic growth in Africa. However, numerous barriers to cross-border trade exist which not only slow down the development of the agricultural sector...
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15.12.2016

Revitalise the Aid for Trade initiative

The Aid for Trade initiative was originally launched to mobilise resources for addressing traderelated constraints in developing countries and to thus contribute to sustainable development. Scientists are at odds over the extent to which this has...

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7.3.2013

Let Africa Trade With Africa

In Africa, non-tariff trade barriers raise transaction costs and limit the movement of goods, services, people and capital across borders. To further development, African governments must embrace regional integration, break down these barriers and...

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21.2.2018

Toujours sandiniste, le Nicaragua ? / Bernard Duterme

Toujours sandiniste, le Nicaragua ? La question divise. A l’entame de sa troisième décennie à la tête de ce petit pays tropical de lacs et de volcans, l’ancien commandant guérillero Daniel Ortega n’en doute pas. « Le sandinisme du 21e siècle », héritier de la parenthèse révolutionnaire des années...
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5.10.2017

Die Legende vom grünen Wachstum : vom Verhältnis zwischen Green Economy und Welthandel / Pedro Morazán ; Südwind-Institut

Der vom Menschen verursachte Klimawandel und die Verknappung natürlicher Ressourcen haben die Grenzen der gegenwärtigen kohlenstoffabhängigen Wirtschaft (Brown Economy) aufgezeigt. Als möglicher Lösungsansatz wird dem, von Seiten der Politik und der Wissenschaft, oft die Green Economy (...

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2.3.2018

Stiglitz and Piketty call for new tax regime

Distinguished economists such as Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty are calling for the introduction of Unitary Taxation for multinational enterprises.
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20.12.2015

WTO Conference: Crumbs for the South

The WTO Ministerial Conference held in December 2015 in Nairobi has acknowledged the division among Members over the Doha Round as well as "new issues".
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12.12.2014

Swiss emergency stocks on the expense of the poor

The new draft of the National Economic Supply Act endorses the funding of Switzerland's mandatory stocks through taxes on imports of products from other countries, including the poorest ones.

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