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Russia reluctant to help euro zone bailout

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Europe’s Ricardian Equivalence vs America’s Keynesianism

We thought this to be the most interesting chart of the recently released World Economic Outlook from the IMF.  Japan’s 2011 public sector funding requirement is a stunning 60 percent of GDP, which includes the rollover of maturing debt equivalent … Continue reading

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