20th March 2017 - The French economic cycle and economic policy ahead of the elections
Since the 2008 financial crisis, trend growth has faltered in both the US and France, and currently stands at slightly over 1% in the US and slightly under 1% in France. Economists cannot agree on the factors that triggered this trend. However, economic policy recommendations to deal with the situation hinge on the ability to identify the driving forces behind it. There are three types of economic explanations.
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