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The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

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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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2018-10-11 People & Profit

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2018-09-20 People & Profit

Shaking up the workplace: How employers face the challenge of automation

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2018-09-13 People & Profit

Lessons from Lehman: Are we better prepared for the next crisis?

Ten years ago, the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. The event came to symbolise the start of the global financial crisis. With more than $600 billion (€516bn) in...

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