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Rogoff: Dramatic action needed

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A former chief economist at the IMF has said there needs to be "very dramatic, forceful action" to help fix the global economy.

Kenneth Rogoff, now a professor of economics, said worrying about inflation now is like "worrying about the measles when you might get the plague".

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