Archive for November 21st, 2012

Which Villain’s Plans in James Bond movies would have worked (and which not)?

November 21, 2012

Superb article this (HT: WSJ Econ Blog).   interviews Jean-Jacques Dethier, a development economist at the World Bank (and a lifelong Bond fan).

Most James Bond movies have an economic motive as villain is looking to rake in the moolah via his grandiose plan. Dethier speaks on the plot first and then discusses whether the plot was economically right or not:

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Impossible trinity is like the Hindu mythology trinity…

November 21, 2012

Deepak Mohanty compare the two trinities in a speech on capital flows and controls at ADB conference:

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Will Guinea escape the natural resource curse?

November 21, 2012

A nice article by   of International Institute of Sustainable Development.

He says Guinea could escape the natural resource curse:

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