Joseph Stiglitz

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Sep 10th, 2012
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Karim Malak , opendemocracy The proposed $4.8bn IMF loan to Egypt sparked a heated controversy. While the Government claims the funds are absolutely necessary to rebuild the country’s economy, opponents warn against potentially disastrous, far-reaching consequences. Their arguments are summaris...
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Jul 26th, 2012
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A response to Prof Joseph Stiglitz Mahmood Mamdani Your Excellency, Mr. President; the Chair, the Honorable Minister of Finance; the Honorable Governor of the Bank of Uganda and the Honorable Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda, I assume that the Bank of Uganda has asked me to be a discussant hoping I wo...
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Patrick Bond After the tragedy of Obama, the new World Bank president could well be a farce. It’s simply a matter of considering the underlying power relations. PART 1: BEFORE That 66th birthday month of his, March 2012, was auspicious for adding a little spice to his dreary life, but no, it just can...
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Jan 31st, 2012
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by Teshome Debalke All the hoopla about development is a smoke screen; wasting time and resources from tackling the core problem of governance. The self-serving policy of the ruling regime is to commoditize poverty and institutionalized corruption. It has noting to do with development but, everything...
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Dec 30th, 2011
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By Tedla Asfaw We are not 99 like here in America and UK but 99.6. It is also true an average Ethiopian makes a dollar /about 99.6 cent a day back home. The Club of 99.6 are almost all Ethiopians who go to bed empty stomach. The double digit growth “makers” are the 0.4 Club […]...
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Dec 9th, 2011
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The Ethiopian government led by prime minister Meles Zenawi uses charges of terrorism to silence and intimidate its domestic critics. The political technique is now being extended by accusing independent journalists of conspiracy. One of his targets, Abiye Teklemariam Megenta, responds. I couldn̵...
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May 18th, 2011
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Tunisia lifted an overnight curfew in the capital on Wednesday saying security had improved since authorities arrested 1,400 people linked to the latest anti-government protests. Tunisia has been struggling to restore stability and rebuild its economy after the overthrow of authoritarian leader Zine ...