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A collection of articles to broaden perspective of the use of macro-economic policy around the world
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Rethinking Macro Policy II: First Steps and Early Lessons

Rethinking Macro Policy II: First Steps and Early Lessons | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Rethinking Macro Policy II: First Steps and Early Lessons will commence the afternoon of Tuesday, April 16 and will conclude on Wednesday, April 17
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How to save the European Union

How to save the European Union | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
George Soros: The European Union is the goal and the euro is a means to an end – therefore the euro crisis ought not to be allowed to destroy the European Union
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Fiscal policy and consumption | vox

Fiscal policy and consumption | vox | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The impact of marginal propensity estimates on the effectiveness of fiscal policy measures
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Even Britain has now abandoned austerity

Even Britain has now abandoned austerity | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The Age of Austerity is over. This is not a prediction, but a simple statement of fact.
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Britain's economic recovery is in sight and the pound has fallen far enough, says Governor Sir Mervyn King

Britain's economic recovery is in sight and the pound has fallen far enough, says Governor Sir Mervyn King | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The recovery is now “in sight” and the pound has fallen far enough, the Governor of the Bank of England has declared, sparking a rebound in sterling.
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Budget 2013: If there's one thing George Osborne should do …

Budget 2013:  If there's one thing George Osborne should do … | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Seven opinion formers set out their ideas for the 2013 budget to chart the country back to a path of growth and prosperity
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Economy in Numbers - Estonia.eu

Economy in Numbers - Estonia.eu | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Welcome to Estonia! Estonia.eu contains all information you need — news, informative texts, images, videos etc. — about Estonia.
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Sir Mervyn King urges domestic focus for monetary policy - Telegraph

Sir Mervyn King urges domestic focus for monetary policy - Telegraph | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Central banks should conduct monetary policy for domestic reasons and if they follow this rule then global economic growth will accelerate, Sir Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, said on Tuesday.
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Japan's economic contraction supports government policy action

Japan's economic contraction supports government policy action | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy unexpectedly contracted in the fourth quarter, failing to escape a mild recession and playing into the hands of a government pushing for more aggressive monetary expansion...
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Bank chief outvoted on stimulus move

Bank chief outvoted on stimulus move | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King backed more action to boost the economy earlier this month, but was outvoted by his colleagues.
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Brave new words

Brave new words | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Economist article on the use of monetary policy in the current economic climate. Also considers the role of targets and whether central banks should target inflation as their primary objective.
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Billions of pounds of QE unlikely to cause inflation - IMF - Telegraph

Billions of pounds of QE unlikely to cause inflation - IMF - Telegraph | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Central banks can unleash billions of pounds more quantitative easing with little threat of stoking inflation, according to analysis by the International Monetary Fund.
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Bank of Japan vows 'all means available' to smash deflation - Telegraph

Bank of Japan vows 'all means available' to smash deflation - Telegraph | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The Bank of Japan's new governor Haruhiko Kuroda vowed to deploy "all means available" to end two decades of stagnation and kick-start economic revival, but insisted that there would be no attempt to steal a march on trade competitors by...
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Osborne to unleash raft of policies to kick-start growth - Telegraph

Osborne to unleash raft of policies to kick-start growth - Telegraph | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The Government is to reveal a series of major new measures to boost national and regional growth ahead of the Budget to show its “pro-business” strategy is working.
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Euro Zone Unemployment Rose to Another Record in January

Euro Zone Unemployment Rose to Another Record in January | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The data are likely to put pressure on the European Central Bank to cut interest rates at its next meeting.
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David Smith's EconomicsUK.com: The Bank of England has lost its compass

David Smith's EconomicsUK.com: The Bank of England has lost its compass | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
David Smith's EconomicsUK - all the economics you'll ever need...
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Negative rate 'should be considered'

Negative rate 'should be considered' | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Bank of England deputy governor Paul Tucker says the "extraordinary" move of introducing negative interest rates should be considered.
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Chancellor warned on inflation as rating cut sparks new sterling fears - Telegraph

Chancellor warned on inflation as rating cut sparks new sterling fears  - Telegraph | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
Inflation could rise further as an indirect consequence of Moody's downgrade of the British economy on Friday, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has warned.
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Osborne must find reverse gear to drive the UK economy towards recovery - The Guardian

Osborne must find reverse gear to drive the UK economy towards recovery - The Guardian | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it
The Guardian Osborne must find reverse gear to drive the UK economy towards recovery The Guardian On assuming office in 2010 the coalition entered into a pact with the Bank of England and the financial markets which ranks as one of the most...
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Tens of thousands in Spain protest economic policy, corruption

Tens of thousands in Spain protest economic policy, corruption | A2 Macro Policy | Scoop.it

MADRID (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Spaniards marched through cities across the country on Saturday to protest deep austerity, the privatization of public services and political corruption.

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