Jacob Kirkegaard

Peterson Institute for International Economics

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Economist and research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and co-editor of Transatlantic Economic Challenges in an Era of Growing Multipolarity

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After five years of pension cuts and tax increases, the prospect of greater austerity in exchange for another bailout was defeated yesterday by a margin of 60 percent.

Greek Voters Just Say "No"

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Just back from Botswana, King Carlos of Spain has apologized for his African hunting trip at a time when Spain has become the latest European economy to be in " full crisis mode ."

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Just back from Botswana, King Carlos of Spain has apologized for his African hunting trip at a time when Spain has become the latest European economy to be in " full crisis mode ."

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Just back from Botswana, King Carlos of Spain has apologized for his African hunting trip at a time when Spain has become the latest European economy to be in " full crisis mode ."

Is Spain on the Brink?

Just back from Botswana, King Carlos of Spain has apologized for his African hunting trip at a time when Spain has become the latest European economy to be in " full crisis mode ."

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