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Ending quantitative easing may be penny-wise, pound-foolish

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ON OCTOBER 29th the Federal Reserve said it would end “QE3”: the programme of asset purchases it first announced in September 2012 and began shrinking last December. 141 more words

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Home National CHILD-POVERTY-NZ Child Poverty Stagnating Under National

WakeUpNZ
29 October 2014

Child poverty rates in New Zealand are “stagnating”, having barely changed since 2008, an international report by UNICEF says.

This is despite other countries of a similar size reducing their child poverty rates since the global financial crisis, the Children of the Recession report, released today, said. 693 more words

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'Told You So' Is Bitter Sweet: Confessions of an Author

Robin Hahnel discusses the down-side to the vindication he felt on completing The ABCs of Political Economy

‘After I wrote the first edition of… 1,572 more words

Economics

EU's democratic deficit in times of crisis

In case the advanced online publication on 5 August escaped your attention, it is worth recalling that the November issue of the Journal of Common Market Studies… 445 more words

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UNICEF's report on child poverty: Important, shocking, but lacking

UNICEF, a branch of the United Nations, has just released an interesting report on child poverty during the Great Recession. The report’s results have been reported widely and are distressing. 202 more words

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Thomas Robert Malthus visiting Maastricht

Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834) recently visited Maastricht, known for the creation of the European Monetary Union and the establishment of national debt and deficit ceilings. 3,809 more words

Economic Crisis

Thomas Piketty in The Hague & Amsterdam

On November 5, Thomas Piketty will inform Dutch Parliament in The Hague and then continue to Amsterdam for the evening. While he is busy in The Hague – and likely will be grilled on the French economy – there will be a small… 619 more words

Anatomy Of Holland