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What is the “Money Trap”?

I am in Hong Kong, enjoying a wonderful view over the harbour towards Kowloon. Here, it seems to be always boom time. Hong Kong has its occasional crashes and crises, but the default mode is one of optimism, expansion, innovation. Hong Kong is a crucial bridge between Europe and Asia, between the City of London,…
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Still trapped

I started writing The Money Trap two years ago because I had become irritated by the narrow terms in which the economic debate was being conducted. In all advanced countries, the same arguments, between those who wanted more expansionary policies and those who insisted on more austerity, rolled on without resolution – and without producing…
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