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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
'Goldman Sachs rules the world'
A self-described financial 'expert' makes incendiary remarks about bankers but former Goldman traders disagree.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 08:33 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
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
Global imbalances without tears
Excessive debt concentrations, rather than hot capital inflows, are causing global economic imbalances.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2011 12:08 GMT
Economists 'blind to reality'
Economists ignored human factor in run-up to financial crisis, says Samah El-Shahat.
China Buys The World
Last updated: 03 Sep 2009 12:24 GMT
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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