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Can We Just Move On?

Various things could be done to accelerate economic growth, to make the Great Recession assume the appropriate relevance of something that happened five long years ago.

Five years ago in this space I wrote my first reactions to the collapse of the global financial markets – which everyone knew then was an historic development, and everyone now realizes is a continuing factor in the work we do, the choices we make, and the opportunities we seek. It’s casually described as the Great Recession. That’s as much analysis as most of us can stand before the discussion turns cynical or political, or conspiratorial, or some further discursion from

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