Christopher Lingle: August 2004 Archives

Ending Child Labor

PRAGUE, Czech Republic- No one disagrees that it is deplorable when children or any other workers are underpaid, starved, or beaten while being held as indentured servants or treated as virtual slaves. However, it would be a gross caricature... Read More

The Price is Wrong

TBILISI, REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA- Recent indicators suggest that consumer prices in India are rising rapidly. Consumer prices recorded a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 4.8 percent in the second quarter after advancing at a 5.1 percent rate over... Read More

Bust a Move

Do not expect much of a change in real economic conditions after the surprise move by the Bank of Korea (BOK) to cut its overnight call rate. This is all part of a reckless monetary policy that is doomed... Read More

How Do I Love Thee?

The boys in Beijing just don't get it. During many discussions relating to Taiwan and China, I have heard Mainland Chinese insist that it is only natural for a mother to want to have a child return to her... Read More

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