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Monthly Archives: novembre 2013

Popular acceptance of taxation policies; France and François Hollande’s case

Things are not going so good for Francois Hollande, Paul Krugman’s recently declared hero. After S&P’s downgrade of France’s credit rating, his authority is contested in nearly every social body, from peasants to entrepreneurs. Even within the French socialist party, … Continue reading

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Enough German Bashing (if a European Union is what you really want)

I’m no pro-German. The German boom does not impress me more than the average success story, and the German economic model based on a strong public sector along with strong market fundamentals is not one I particularly appreciate or long … Continue reading

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Krugman’s Fallacious Defense of the French economy: Intellectual Bankruptcy of a great economist

The famous liberal political economist Paul Krugman published a series of blog posts accusing S&P French downgrade to be a political step.  Last week, S&P downgraded the French solvency rating from AA+ to AA, a relatively solid notation, but not … Continue reading

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