The positive role of FDI is perhaps not always as appreciated as it could be given that those controlling the purse strings
can often be based thousands of miles away.
Subsidies and government-directed debt are everywhere, and the Party keeps power in part by controlling the purse strings
. The Communists don't want to change their model; the US is upping economic pressure to try to force them.
What's surprising is that although businesses often spend a great deal of time and resources keeping a close eye on their cash flow, many are not aware of the legislation available to them which could help when it comes to controlling the purse strings
So who is controlling the purse strings
and setting the strategy?
I, for one, would feel a little more confident that Wales was ready to confront the fiscal challenges that our nation faces in the years to come if we had our own Treasury controlling the purse strings
The causes of the malaiseare being perpetuated - Contracts for outsourcing and projects which are the causes of corruption- to get these in the first place, to execute them successfully and to get the payment out of the Babus controlling the purse strings
Those controlling the purse strings
may not know how to qualify legal work product success.
Ghanem was one of the most powerful men in Gaddafi's Libya, effectively controlling the purse strings
of the government and the Gaddafi family, until he defected to the opposition in May last year as rebels bore down on Tripoli.
While elected governments tamely permit banks to issue our public means of exchange for massive private profit, not only do those controlling the purse strings
have voters at their mercy: the rich pickings available in high finance will continue to act as a corrupting influence on those who should be putting the interests of the nation first.
Ghanem, 69, was one of the most powerful men in Gaddafi's Libya -- effectively controlling the purse strings
of the government and the Gaddafi family.
But when it comes to controlling the purse strings
, women rule the roost, with 75% of wives looking after the budget in homes.
It is expected to lead the way but without exercising commercial power, controlling the purse strings
or even the fixture list.
The Canadian government fails to keep up with innovations in medicine, controlling the purse strings
for new equipment, deciding how many physicians can be trained in each specialty, and mandating the number of hospital beds in each province.
The entire football world has been staggered at the enormous amounts of money shelled out by the men controlling the purse strings
at the Bernabeu and Eastlands.