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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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Neoliberal rape in Spain
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In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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