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1
The Economics of Copyright
Ray Corrigan & Mark Rogers, World Economics, September 2005
The copyright industries—such as music, film, software and publishing—occupy a significant and growing share of economic activity. Current copyright l.. More
 
2
An Economic Analysis of the Mafia
David Maddison & Marilena Pollicino, World Economics, June 2003
This paper reviews the current economic thinking on the Mafia phenomenon. It distinguishes the Mafia from ordinary criminal gangs by the desire of th.. More
 
3
Why GDP data should be used with extreme caution
World Economics, World Economics, November 2015
The quality of GDP measurements are limited by the resources available to national statistics offices, this is correlated with an economy’s standard o.. More
 
4
Haemorrhage of Illicit Financial Flows in Africa
Mthuli Ncube, World Economics, July 2013
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5
France Benefits at the expense of the African Franc Zone
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, July 2013
The member countries of the African Financial Community, a currency union with a fixed exchange rate pegged to the euro, grew at a slower rate than th.. More
 
6
Can economic growth hurt investors?
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, July 2013
Fast growing countries sound attractive to investors, but may not produce good returns. In China despite real GDP per capita growth of 9.4% per annum .. More
 
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The “Good Global Citizen” remit of the IMF: reforming international economic and financial cooperation
Biagio Bossone and Roberta Marra, World Economics, March 2013
In the highly globalized world economy of our times, where markets are tightly integrated, setting domestic economic policy with a view simply to keep.. More
 
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Grand Bahama: A Role Model For Privately Funded Infrastructure Development?
Keith Boyfield, World Economics, March 2013
The recent international conference in Freeport, Grand Bahama was held to discuss the implications for international trade and Caribbean economies ste.. More
 
9
Sukuk Defaults: Islamic Debt Investors Need Better Data
Rodney Wilson, World Economics, February 2013
Sukuk are often described as Islamic bonds, but in practice there are many types of sukuk, some indeed being a Shari’ah compliant substitute for bonds.. More
 
10
Investing in Mongolia
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, September 2012
The recent decision by Chalco, the aluminium company of China, to drop its US$926 billion takeover of a controlling interest mining company SouthGobi .. More
 
11
EU Accounting - Making Government Accounting look good
Marta Andreasen MEP, World Economics, August 2012
Based on the authors’ direct experience of the inner workings of the European Union this article argues that the procedures within this supranational .. More
 
12
Sovereign Credit Risk in the Euro Zone
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar, World Economics, April 2012
What is the current state of sovereign credit risk across Euro zone? Does the recent fiscal crisis extend to other (non Euro zone) countries? Is Greec.. More
 
13
Government Accounting
Ian Ball and Gary Pflugrath, World Economics, March 2012
As the current sovereign debt crisis engulfing Europe broadens and threatens to bring down more governments and lead the world into another, potentia.. More
 
14
The Shadow Economy and Shadow Economy Labour Force: What do we (not) know?
Friedrich Schneider, World Economics, November 2011
In this paper the main focus lies on the development and the size of the shadow economy and of undeclared work (or shadow economy labour force) in OEC.. More
 
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House Price Indices: Does Measurement Matter?
Mike Silver, Statistics Department, International Monetary Fund, World Economics, September 2011
A key factor in understanding the global recession is movements in residential property price indexes (RPPIs). However, more than one national RPPI is.. More
 
16
The Market for Olympic Gold Medals
Stefan Szymanski, World Economics, December 2000
From a national perspective the Sydney Olympics were almost completely predictable. Statistical modelling shows that population size and income per he.. More
 
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The Black Economy - Benefit frauds or tax evaders?
Jim Thomas, World Economics, March 2000
One answer to the question "How Rich are We?" is to compare levels of National Income either across countries or for a single country over time. Howe.. More
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