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France vs UK recovery

France vs UK recovery

Useful post from Paul Krugman about a comparison between the French and UK recoveries. It stems from comments by a Conservative cabinet minister that ‘the French economy is being run into the sand.’ For those who can’t get past the NY Times paywall, I’ll post the two graphs here.UK and France since 2010The French economy is forecast to grow by just 1 per cent this year, according to OECD forecasts, compared to…