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The Currency of ConfidenceHow Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Relationship with Its Borrowers

The Currency of Confidence: How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Relationship with Its Borrowers

Stephen C. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705120
eISBN:
9781501708305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705120.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book suggests that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a purposive actor in world politics, primarily driven by a set of homogenous economic ideas, with professional staff who emerged from ... More

The Despot's Guide to Wealth ManagementOn the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

J. C. Sharman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705519
eISBN:
9781501708442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An unprecedented new international moral and legal rule forbids one state from hosting money stolen by the leaders of another state. The aim is to counter grand corruption or kleptocracy (“rule by ... More

The One Percent SolutionHow Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Gordon Lafer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the aftermath of the 2010 Citizens United decision, it's become commonplace to note the growing political dominance of a small segment of the economic elite. But what exactly are those members of ... More

Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Pippa Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The flaws in the American electoral process have become increasingly apparent in recent years. The contemporary tipping point in public awareness occurred during the 2000 election count, and concern ... More

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