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8 Maids a-Milking
Twelve Days of Fiscal Christmas

This article is from our mini-series looking at modern fiscal issues surrounding items listed in the famous 18th century English carol “Twelve Days of Christmas”. We believe that if the list can be used as an index measure of monetary inflation, it can equally well be used as an indicator of how broad-encompassing modern EU fiscal policies are and how they affect every aspect of our lives.

For other parts in the 12-part series, follow the day’s link: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

This article will appear on the Eighth day of Christmas 2014. Please come back then. Meanwhile, you’re welcome to browse around for our other articles.

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