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    Government shutdown yields economic growth for Belgium

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    44 流覽量 Political squabbles mean Belgium has been without a federal government for 15 months. A caretaker government with limited powers is in charge. Europe has been plunged into a deep economic funk. Belgians, however, seem oblivious to the chaos around them. England responded to bad economic news with cuts, but Belgium's caretaker government does not have the power. Belgians were spared from austerity measures. It doesn't hurt that salaries and pensions are indexed to inflation. Belgium is experiencing healthy growth while many Eurozone rivals remain stalled. Maybe more countries should go without governments.