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Does austerity promote economic growth?
According to recent studies, in most cases spending cuts have a tendency to weaken economies.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2012 12:44 GMT
The neuroeconomics revolution
Much of modern economic and financial theory is based on the assumption that people are rational, says author.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 09:45 GMT
The great debt scare
The drop in economic confidence was sharper in July 2011 than it was in 2008, due to fears of a US debt default.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 16:10 GMT
America's 13 deficits: Part 1
The US' biggest economic problem is unemployment, yet the government's approach is to focus on deficits instead.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2011 10:18 GMT
Economy, insure thyself
Japan could have mitigated financial fallout with proper catastrophe insurance, such as GDP "trill" bonds.
Last updated: 30 May 2011 11:55 GMT
The next market bubbles: Food and farm land
By 2010, US farm prices fell only 5 per cent from their 2008 peak, compared with 37 per cent for home prices.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2011 13:57 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymore
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