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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Moderate or zealot on Israel: No real difference
Hollowing out the state in the Middle East
US' top terror cities: Old practice, new discourse
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Why is Catholicism important in South Korea?
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Buddhist detox centre
The Wat Tham Krabok monastery is Thailand's largest free drug rehabilitation facility.
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