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Latest update : 2010-11-01

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

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2015-01-29 oil

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 1)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-29 IMF

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 2)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-28 Hassan Nasrallah

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 2)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-28 Lebanon

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 1)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-27 Barack Obama

Obama in Saudi Arabia: Oil diplomacy triumphs in face of human rights abuses (part 2)

Barack Obama has cut short a three-day trip to India to pay respects to the new monarch of Saudi Arabia after the death of King Abdullah. The high-powered delegation includes a...

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