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A True Banker to the Poor

In the year 2006, an Economics professor was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on micro-credit. No theoretical model was formulated for which this prize was offered. 628 more words

Book Review

We Never Voted for Corporate Rule

David Korten writes for YES! Magazine:

Last week, Bayer, a transnational drug and pesticide company, secured funding for its $66 billion offer to acquire Monsanto, the world’s largest producer of agricultural seeds. 203 more words


Nobel Economics Versus Social Democracy

by Avner Offer, October 10, 2016, via Project Syndicate

Of the elites who manage modern society, only economists have a Nobel Prize, whose latest recipients, Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström, have just been announced. 827 more words


Global Markets: World Bank puts 2017 price outlook for oil and metals up

The World Bank has increased its 2017 price outlook for both metals and oil in its latest ‘Commodity Markets Outlook’, raising its October forecast for crude oil to $55/bl, from $53/bl in July. 361 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Don't wait for leniency... Lipimile signals delays

COMESA Chief Warns of Delayed Implementation of Leniency Policy

In an interview with Concurrences, CCC Director George Lipimile stated cautiously that, while the agency had engaged a consultant to help it craft a regional leniency programme, it still had to “be discussed in detail with Member States. 132 more words

South Africa

An impressive fraud even by the standards of City Hall Odessa

Unusually before a reader sallies forth into this entry, your author would recommend reading yesterday’s entry which by pure coincidence is very relevant to this one. 816 more words


Coal Currency: Mapping Coal Project Finances in India

Mapping Coal Project Finances in India

Who finances large coal projects in India?
What is the quantum of money invested in coal projects?
What is the proportion of international financial institutions and national financial institutions? 34 more words