The Great Debate

Can America innovate its way to growth?

By Allison Schrager
October 23, 2013

America is banking on economic growth. Its ability to pay debts, lower unemployment, and provide better living standards all depend on growth returning to its pre-recession levels and staying there. But what if it doesn’t?

from The Great Debate UK:

Why is the UK still in recession when the U.S. isn’t?

November 3, 2009

Recent U.S.  gross domestic product data show the world's biggest economy emerged from recession in the third quarter, while in the UK data show that in the same period Britain's economy contracted.

The ugly attraction of fast shrinking Japan

May 21, 2009

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