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Fighting corruption – Economics focus

Get our daily newsletter Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor’s Picks. OUT of every dollar Uganda allocated to education in 1995, just 20 cents reached the country’s schools. The rest was lost to local patronage politics. In Zhanjiang, one of China’s coastal cities, a smuggling ring wrested control of the city’s […]

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Rick Gates becomes Paul Manafort trial focus

Rick Gates becomes Paul Manafort trial focus

Defense attorneys for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort last week made a point of asking trial witnesses about Rick Gates’ intelligence, signaling a key element in their strategy to pin blame on Mr. Manafort’s former business partner for what federal prosecutors say was massive bank and tax fraud. As the trial enters its second […]

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Migration and development – Economics focus

Get our daily newsletter Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor’s Picks. IN AN ideal world, the migration of workers from poor countries to rich countries would be a principal channel of material progress—something that governments everywhere would seek to exploit and encourage. The economic logic is clear, provided one regards the […]

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