The Syrian Civil War is drawing to a close, and at long last. Since its inception in March of 2011, the conflict has provoked utter calamity on a scale not otherwise seen since World War Two. Originating from an unassuming incident, the war has spiraled out of control, with the resulting carnage leaving upwards of […]
In this article, the first in a two-part series, William Lloyd delves into remittances, and why they need to be a topic of discussion in the upcoming Democratic Primary.
After British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday, January 17, it became clear that Britain is headed for a hard Brexit. Among the points discussed by the British leader, she outlined that her cabinet will push for leaving the European single market. Analysts have suggested that this move could potentially trigger uncertainty and pose challenges for London’s finance industry.
Egypt and the IMF are in the process of finalizing a US$12 billion loan deal. Is the IMF helping to pave the way towards greater prosperity in Egypt, or to greater political instability? Charlotte Provost discusses the potential ramifications of the financial agreement.
As the IMF begins to question and evaluate its past policies, the organization is finding multiple issues with its past legacy of neoliberalism. Carter Vance looks at the ups and downs of a complex ideological relationship.
Michael Kang examines the Russian government’s plan to privatize state owned companies and its potential economic impacts on the Russian federal budget.