Despite (because of?) going without a government for nearly 1.5 years, Belgium's Q2 GDP grew...

|By:, SA News Editor

Despite (because of?) going without a government for nearly 1.5 years, Belgium's Q2 GDP grew 0.7%, better than the eurozone as a whole, and even beating Germany. Two factors: no government means no austerity measures, and automatic wage indexation eases the shock of perky inflation.