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Growing Income Inequality – a Brake on Economic Growth?


For more than 30 years we have observed a growing inequality in income distribution in almost all developed countries. Whether this trend promotes or hinders economic growth, however, is not entirely clear. This post looks at the economic theory behind this important question. More ...

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Grexit Barometer: What the European citizens think


At sunday's summit Greece's fate will likely be decided. While in Germany voices supporting a Grexit have become louder over the last weeks, the German attitude may differ from public opinions in other EU member states. Therefore, today we want to take a closer look at the people’s opinion towards the Greek debt problem throughout Europe. More ...

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Argentina Election 2015: Polls Point to Scioli


This Post is part of Samuel George’s ongoing series “Argentina at a Crossroads”. In it Sam takes a closer look at the newest polls in the run up to the 2015 general elections in Argentina. More ...