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Brown to attend G20 meeting in US


The G20 is meeting in Washington this weekend, a gathering of leaders of some of the most important economies in the world. Gordon Brown will be there promoting the idea of extra government borrowing to stimulate the economy, with tax cuts or public spending. Political editor Nick Robinson asked Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman what challenges the world leaders face - and Willem Buiter, professor at the London School of Economics, assess the forthcoming talks.

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