A man looks at a crossword puzzle as he sits on bench in Syntagma Square in Athens on May 22, 2016. Greece on May 22 was set to adopt fresh cuts and tax hikes ahead of a Eurogroup meeting that is expected to unlock desperately-needed bailout funds for the debt-ridden nation. Photo: AFP
Patrick Low
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Patrick Low

Economists are struggling with this classic problem that lies at the heart of IMF policy

Recent work has suggested that growth in GDP and in productivity may also be slowed by inequality

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A man looks at a crossword puzzle as he sits on bench in Syntagma Square in Athens on May 22, 2016. Greece on May 22 was set to adopt fresh cuts and tax hikes ahead of a Eurogroup meeting that is expected to unlock desperately-needed bailout funds for the debt-ridden nation. Photo: AFP
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