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The time has come for expansionary fiscal policy, say economists

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From left: UBS's Tracey Woon, economist Beatrice Weder di Mauro; Insead's Lin Tian and Hu Yifan from UBS.

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WITHOUT a full-blown recession, expansionary fiscal policy still looks unlikely, but the topic is gaining ground, Swiss-Italian economist Beatrice Weder di Mauro noted on Thursday.

Her comments came on the heels of central bank chief Ravi Menon's statement that not every...

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