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  • Mobile Banking in Myanmar: No Gold Rush Yet!

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    This was the first time I bought something on the black market. Yet I would have expected to have to enter a semi-legal market for purchasing other items than a perfectly ordinary SIM card. But when the Myanmar government stopped issuing temporary SIM cards in July 2013, the only way […]

  • “G Major”: The Key for Successful Global Financial Governance?

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    Our blogger Michael Carbone reports about the Bertelsmann Foundation’s fifth annual conference which focuses on economic growth through innovation, global financial governance and the eurozone crisis: “System Upgrade: Time for an Economic Reboot“. Today’s international monetary system is too flexible and lacks necessary coordination amongst the central banks of major […]