Economics

Perils and Proposals: Military Contracting with Volatile Regimes

February 16, 2015 by Andreas Kuersten
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France is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By contracting to deliver Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia amidst Russian aggression towards Ukraine, France has assumed the untenable position of selling military hardware to a country whose military actions it decries.

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Economic Resilience Will Be Determined By the Chinese People

February 5, 2015 by David Wolf
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A credit crunch and economic slowdown in China is more than just a matter for domestic concern in the People’s Republic: the PRC is now so integrated into the global political economy that the implications of such a crisis would be global, and possibly severe.

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Dear Congress: Stay Active on the Global Stage

January 19, 2015 by Heather Le Munyon
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In a letter to the new 114th United States Congress, Fletcher student Heather LeMunyon calls on Congress to concentrate on four areas of U.S. foreign policy to strengthen foreign relations.

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On Energy Subsidy Reforms in India

January 12, 2015 by Siddharth Singh
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The new Indian government—now seven months old—led by Prime Minister Modi has maintained a fair degree of continuity of the economic policies initiated by the previous government. This is especially true in the case of energy pricing and subsidies: the government has continued the gradual removal of energy subsidies that had begun during Manmohan Singh’s […]

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