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Going for broke: Could austerity trigger a return to recession?

With growth now slowing even in Germany and China, Jan Randolph of IHS Global Insight warns against 'snuffing out the recovery' with too much (and the wrong kind) of austerity. Our panel debates the risk of a new global recession.

  • Michel MARTINEZ. Chief Economist France, Société Générale ;
  • Balázs EGERT. Economics Department, France/Poland Desk, OECD ;
  • Marjorie ALEXANDRE. Confederal Assistant, International department, Force Ouvrière ;
  • Jan RANDOLPH. Director of Sovereign Risk Analysis, IHS Global Insight (from London);
  • Georges UGEUX. Chairman and CEO, Galileo Global Advisors LLC. Former Group Executive Vice President, New York Stock Exchange (from New York);
  • Michel de FABIANI. President, Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry (by phone from Paris).


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2018-04-23 Emmanuel Macron

Macron meets Trump: A state visit with discord on the horizon?

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2018-04-19 Kurds

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2018-04-18 Cuba

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2018-04-17 Europe

Macron's Europe: French president compares EU divisions to 'civil war'

France now has its pro-reform president, Germany has its grand coalition. With Brexit ahead and populists on the rise, welcome to what some see as a "now or never" week for...

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2018-04-16 Syria

Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes

With a limited one-off operation and no reported fatalities, all sides seem almost happy to read their lines. Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and...

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