euphoria

Hot Money & Cross Border Finance: The Experience of Iceland

November 18, 2013
In this two part series, Robert Wade talks about unregulated finance as a source of instability specifically the experience of Iceland and how the country’s attempt to turn itself into an international financial center in the middle of the North Atlantic viciously imploded.

Donors Attribute Africa’s Economic Growth to Aid, But Numbers Tell Different Story

August 19, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: While increased aid to Africa is only a small fraction of resources, donors attempt to take credit for Africa’s economic euphoria