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WTO on the brink, needs a rethink

December 3rd, 2013 in 2013, Al Jazeera, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Trade ministers meet in Bali, Indonesia December 3-6 in a last ditch effort to salvage the global trading regime…

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Andrew Bacevich: ‘A nation shaped by history’

September 30th, 2013 in 2013, Al Jazeera, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

The Boston University professor talks about whether Washington matters as much as it thinks it does in the Middle East…

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What was heresy is now (still far from) endorsed as orthodox at the IMF

December 11th, 2012 in 2012, Al Jazeera, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

“What used to be heresy is now endorsed as orthodox,” remarked John Maynard Keynes in 1944 after he helped convince world leaders that the newly established International Monetary Fund (IMF) should have the regulation of international financial flows as a core right…

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Trade rules should not constrain fixing global finance

September 26th, 2012 in 2012, Al Jazeera, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Next week the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will consider a proposal by a group of emerging market and developing countries led by Ecuador requesting the WTO members to undertake a discussion on the relationship between recent financial regulatory reforms and global trade rules…

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Close the flood gates of speculative capital flows

April 11th, 2012 in 2012, Al Jazeera, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

Leaders of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will convene in Washington this month for their annual spring meetings…

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At 65, the IMF is changing – for the better

March 12th, 2012 in 2012, Al Jazeera, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Gallagher, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) started operations 65 years ago this month…

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Latest U.S. jobs report

March 10th, 2012 in 2012, Al Jazeera, BU Studio, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Lang, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Kevin Lang, College of Arts & Sciences

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