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Blogs - Jun 2015

The Latest Victim of the Greenback Police by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
Wed, 2015-06-03 21:03
What does the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) have in common with Vladimir Putin, Ayatollah Khamenei, and France’s largest bank? They have all recently been subject to the full force of American extraterritorial financial attempts at coercion, derived from the world’s unchallenged supremacy of the dollar.

The Impunity Trap by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Wed, 2015-06-03 21:35

The ability of leaders of powerful organizations to flout the law for personal gain is one of the more glaring manifestations of inequality. FIFA – which reelected its president just days after 14 former and current executives were indicted for corruption and fraud – is merely the most obvious recent example of this.

The real stakes behind the FIFA scandal by Branko Milanovic
Wed, 2015-06-03 21:48

The disadvantages of a clean FIFA.

The age of open financial imperialism by Branko Milanovic
Wed, 2015-06-03 22:02

FIFA and global governance.

The FIFA Syndrome by Lucy P. Marcus
Wed, 2015-06-03 22:08

The arrest of senior FIFA executives on a raft of fraud and corruption charges has been front-page news in recent days. But the charges brought by the authorities do not address another egregious injustice: the treatment of the migrant workers in Qatar who are building the stadiums for the 2022 FIFA Football World Cup.

Economics and Deception by Stephen Williamson
Tue, 2015-06-09 21:59

In the after-mathiness of discontent by David Andolfatto
Wed, 2015-06-10 06:47

Don't get mathy with me, or I'll give you a good shunning. by Stephen Williamson
Wed, 2015-06-10 06:53

Why the Mathiness in Lucas (2009) Matters by Paul Romer
Wed, 2015-06-10 06:59

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