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Least Developed Country Transition

The achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) hinges on progress made within the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). As Commonwealth LDCs begin to move out of the category, alternative support measures and new...
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Stop Vulture Fund Lawsuits

Vulture funds, funds that buy up the debt of sovereign countries at a discount in the hope of making significant profits, have caused considerable problems to a number of highly indebted countries. The Commonwealth Secretariat’s Legal Debt Clinic...
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Commonwealth Greenfield Investment

This paper examines the effect of Commonwealth membership on greenfield investment, using bilateral data in a structural gravity model. Estimates suggest that Commonwealth membership is associated with 19 per cent more greenfield investment, but this...

Weighing Up Second Passport Power in Small States

Since their inception in the mid-1980s, citizenship-by-investment (CBI) programmes are often accused of commodifying citizenship, unfairly favouring the very wealthy, and facilitating money laundering, tax evasion and other criminal activities. This...

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