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The ‘new austerity’ reading list

Jessa Crispin revisits some timeless books about the first round of austerity to help us understand the new one.


Double-dip days

Avoiding a double-dip recession will be difficult says economist Nouriel Roubini.


Prospects remain grim for the long-term unemployed

Too young to retire, but too old to be hired. As Congress fails to pass a new unemployment benefits extension, some unemployed wonder, what now?


The alphabet soup economy

Are we in an ‘L’, ‘V’ or ‘W’ shaped recession?


  Jobless, but not alone

The creator of a popular Web forum for the unemployed talks about how heralding the recession’s end is premature.

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