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· August, 2006

Stories about Economics & Business from August, 2006

Russia: The Sopranos Promotion

India: Is The World Really Flat? It looks like.

This round-up is a patchwork quilt of blog postings with a global flavor. And flavor is the key word since we end our journey with a culinary post that takes...

South Africa: Which South African Bank is the best?

India: Linux and Coke

Russia, Ukraine: “Managed Oligarchy,” Lazarenko Case

Poland: On Migrant Labor, Again

Russia: Madonna's Concert Promotion

Iran: Rising housing prices & confused authorities

Serbia: Unemployment and Low Salaries

While Serbian citizens are preoccupied with bare survival, the country's media and politicians focus on the need to extradite individuals wanted by the Hague tribunal. A few days ago, Serbian...

Indonesia: Patient vs. Pharma

Nigeria: Economy “repressed” claims report

Mayanmar: Myanmar Tycoons

Mexico: Using Your Cell Phone as a Credit Card

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Conflict With Gazprom

Russia, Ukraine: News Roundup

Iran: Iranian second- rate citizens & Lebanon

Africa: An inefficient method of allocating resources

Tanzania: Royalties for the first time

Singapore: Rod Steiger of South East Asia

Kenya: Disagreeing with Sachs

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