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ISN Weekly Theme: Charging the Future

The Eye of the Dollar
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Consumers aren’t the only ones maxing out their credit cards. Governments are funding stimulus packages in the hope of bringing their national economies back to life. But in today’s pensive economic climate, can a suitable blend of spending and financial responsibility be achieved?

That’s the issue Peter Buxbaum tackles in Striking a Balance. In ISN Podcasts, Jörg Baumberger says that countries are susceptible to falling into a debt trap due to spending practices and most likely will raise taxes accordingly.

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