15th February 2012
Greece is facing today what Argentina faced in the summer of 2001. And unless Europe reflects on Argentina's experience, economist Mohamed A. El-Eria says "the parallels with Greece may end up including financial meltdown, a deep output collapse, and social and political turmoil." Project Syndicate
Just as the housing bubble of the 2000s brought down the world economy, could a government bubble approach such a bursting point? Sam Bowman says the endless rounds of quantitative easing by governments may lead to a nightmare scenario. Adam Smith Institute
Michael Schuman thinks China's big state-owned enterprises (SOEs) could be the bane of the global economy: "The advantages they possess – in some cases, unfair advantages – are potentially poised to alter the rules of global economic competition." TIME
Evan Davis brings together two respected economists who disagree on what's required at the moment: Plan A which is austerity or Plan B which are cuts that are less far and less fast. BBC
I know it's a day late but Elisabeth Fosslien, an analyst and visual designer has created this visualisation of love through the eyes of the dismal science which is economics. The Economist
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