Posts Tagged ‘World Bank’

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    China’s Market

    Oct 13, 10 • 128 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Debates, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    Sort of like jumbo shrimp and a working vacation, we could say that an authoritarian market is an oxymoron.The chief economist of the World Bank, Justin Yifu Lin, would disagree. As described in a recent New Yorker Magazine profile, Dr. Lin has an unusual...

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    Roads to Prosperity

    Mar 14, 10 • 104 Views • Developing Economies, Government, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    In Part 1 of the Teaching Company course, “America and the New Global Economy,” Professor Timothy Taylor discusses the origination of the euro. Four goals he says were sought: free movement of people, goods, services, and capital.  Central...

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    Statistical Fun

    Mar 13, 10 • 104 Views • Developing Economies, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    Reading that China might be concerned with an annual 3.5 percent inflation rate, I wondered how that compared to other countries and the world.  At a Google site with World Bank data, not only did I get some answers, but I had...