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Europe strikes: is austerity the answer?

In Europe, with all governments taking a belt-tightening attitude towards sorting out the financial crisis, and with workers taking to the streets across the Continent, is austerity the real solution?

  • Ali FATEMI, Professor, American Graduate School of Business and Economics
  • Alfio CERAMI, Research Associate, Centre for European Studies, Sciences Po Paris
  • Moncef CHEIKH-ROUHOU, Professor of International Finance, Paris
  • Markus KERBER, Professor of Political Economics, Technische Universität, Berlin

Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2015-03-05 China

Coughing dragon? China's growth slows amid credit crunch fears (part 2)

Has the Chinese dragon caught a cough? Growth is down, while public debt amounts to 10% of GDP. Will a planned curb on spending burst not just China but all of Asia's housing...

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2015-03-05 China

Coughing dragon? China's growth slows amid credit crunch fears (part 1)

Has the Chinese dragon caught a cough? Growth is down, while public debt amounts to 10% of GDP. Will a planned curb on spending burst not just China but all of Asia's housing...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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