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Reflections on the German economy. A macroeconomic approach. Part 8. The public debt obsession. By Egon Neuthinger

Reflections on the German economy. A macroeconomic approach. Part 8. The public debt obsession
By Egon Neuthinger
The one-sided public debt obsession
With the introduction of the deficits and debts brakes, the public sector balance should permanently and on average remain at zero or even attain a surplus. …

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Corbyn wins Labour Party leadership contest. Gaining members, losing voters. Labour has to move to the left.

Last Saturday, Jeremy Corbyn won the challenge for the leadership of the Labour Party with 61.8% of the votes. Since the Labour Party is the biggest political party in Europe, it is extremely important to see what its plans are.

Picture 1: Jeremy Corbyn after the result had been pronounced (Source: The Independent). …

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