Keyword: Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman: 'Hollande failed France and Europe by not fighting austerity'

The US economist and Nobel prize-winner slammed French president for letting his country 'be bullied as if it were a basket case'.

Deglobalization, or finding a way forward backwards

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A fuse has been lit to ‘deglobalize' the planet, with increasing calls for protectionism, the championing of local production and for an end to the euro. But is a giant step backwards really the way out of the current economic crisis? The leftist economists who think so don't all agree on how to go about it. Ludovic Lamant presents the arguments of four leading schools of thought on deglobalization.