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Alain Krief

Alain Krief

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Alain Krief, Executive Director of the International Organization for Chemical Sciences in Development, is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at Namur University and an adjunct professor in the HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry at the University of Karachi.

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    China as Economic Bogeyman

    Dani Rodrik

    Many Western economists presume that governments are not very good at identifying industries that merit support, and that domestic consumers and taxpayers incur the bulk of the costs. By the same logic, if Chinese policymakers effectively targeted activities where social benefits exceed private benefits, then it is not clear why foreigners should complain.

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