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According to recent studies, in most cases spending cuts have a tendency to weaken economies.
Much of modern economic and financial theory is based on the assumption that people are rational, says author.
A self-described financial 'expert' makes incendiary remarks about bankers but former Goldman traders disagree.
The drop in economic confidence was sharper in July 2011 than it was in 2008, due to fears of a US debt default.
Japan could have mitigated financial fallout with proper catastrophe insurance, such as GDP "trill" bonds.
By 2010, US farm prices fell only 5 per cent from their 2008 peak, compared with 37 per cent for home prices.
Excessive debt concentrations, rather than hot capital inflows, are causing global economic imbalances.
Kenneth Rogoff
Economists ignored human factor in run-up to financial crisis, says Samah El-Shahat.
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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
 
 
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