Feature Service Articles
Article at a glance
- The process of globalization and increased rates of urbanization are forcing countries to rethink their approach to economic policy.
- Widespread reluctance to implement comprehensive reforms and burdensome legal and regulatory regimes are impediments to economic growth and entrepreneurship.
- Enterprise Cities, akin to free trade zones, are one possible solution to this problem. These are special jurisdictions with investor-friendly legal and regulatory policies that create the pre-conditions for entrepreneurship and stimulate competition-based growth.
Article at a glance
- Argentina’s access to information law is not evenly enforced, particularly with public enterprises.
- Reasons for weak implementation of the law by public enterprises include: unclear language of the law allows different interpretations, insufficient regulation, and lack of commitment by public officials to abide by the law.
- Closing the implementation gap will require many steps, including: using international benchmarks to re-evaluate the current access to information law, improving the current administrative procedures to reporting the law, and creating institutional mechanisms to answer the requested public information in a uniformed method.
Article at a glance:
- In this FEDN interview, President of the Venezuelan Federation of Chambers of Commerce Jorge Roig discusses his personal experiences with strengthening democracy through market-oriented reform.
Article at a Glance
- Economic growth has long been the central focus of the study of development. However, the multiple and intimate connections among the economic, social, and political aspects of development are receiving increased attention in contemporary practice.
- Development is complicated. It has many economic, social, political, environmental, and security dimensions, all of which are simultaneously interacting and influencing one another.
- International experience and research, shared in a spirit of partnership, can provide valuable information and analytical tools that will be useful to developing countries in pursuing their own paths to sustainable development.
- Democratic Governance
- Access to Information
- Combating Corruption
- Business Association Development
- Corporate Governance
- Legal & Regulatory Reform
- Informal Sector & Property Rights
- Corporate Citizenship (CSR)
- South Asia
- Middle East & North Africa
- Latin America & the Caribbean
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CIPE welcomes articles submitted by readers. Most articles run between 3-7 pages (1000-3000 words), but all submissions relevant to CIPE's mission of building accountable, democratic institutions through market-oriented reform will be considered based on merit. Economic Reform Feature Service articles are primarily geared toward an international, non-academic community of businesspeople, economic reformers, and policy-makers. Specific policy recommendations and articles based on direct experience are encouraged. In addition to articles, we are willing to adapt suitable lectures, speeches, research notes, and academic papers.
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