April 22, 2013

U.S. Needs Economic Lessons from Barbados

Peter Henry, Newsweek

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In decades past, First World countries have lectured the rest of the world about how to stabilize and grow their economies. Today, in a startling turnaround, the developed world buckles under high debt and slow growth, while countries such as South Korea, India, Chile, Mexico, and even tiny Barbados provide vital lessons for recovery.

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