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Economic Contraction

Nigeria's Growing Economic Troubles

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 05.22.2016 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

On May 20th, the Financial Times reported the surprising contraction recorded in Nigeria's economy. The first negative year-over-year quarter for GDP ...

Joseph Stiglitz: US Economy May Contract Next Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP) -- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz warned there's a "significant" chance the U.S. economy will contract in the second half of next ...

No Blank Check for the IMF

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

The IMF is forcing countries in financial distress to pursue contractionary policies -- exactly the opposite of the stimulative policies carried out by the rich countries (and supported by the IMF.)

How To Expand During The Current Contraction: Complete Your To-Do List

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Last week, we examined a way to expand during the current economic contraction. The tip had to do with taking stock of all the "stuff" you have at ho...