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Gone for chips

Published 04/02/2012 | 05:00

• Are there historical parallels which might explain current economic difficulties?

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I may have found one, with anomalies an economist may explain.

During and after the 1845-48 Irish Potato Famine, millions starved and millions more left. There was other food in the country, but it was exported to feed people who could pay.

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