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Latest update : 2015-07-24

Can Greece grow its way out of its economic crisis?

Greece’s battered economy is braced for yet more austerity under a third bailout programme. The country has already lost more than a quarter of its GDP in the past five years, and one in four people are out of work. We speak to a Greek entrepreneur about the difficulties she’s facing, and we ask Sony Kapoor from the think tank Re-Define if it’s even possible for Greece to grow its economy.

Also on the show: it's been five years since the Dodd-Frank financial reforms were passed in the United States. And what makes a jingle stick? We look into the science of a signature tune. 

By Stephen CARROLL , Will HILDERBRANDT

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Natalie KONTOU

Co-founder, Athens Insiders

Sony KAPOOR

Managing Director, Re-Define

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