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How Germany’s ‘debt brake’ broke the budget

  • What is the debt brake?

  • What purpose does the debt brake serve? 

  • How has it affected government spending since 2009? 

  • What do you predict would happen if the debt brake was removed?

  • In 3-4 sentences, argue for or against the debt brake, supporting your argument with evidence from the article

Ariel Slonim at MRU Econinbox

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