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Academic pens his critique of today's economics

6 February 2014 Last updated at 20:34 GMT

Philip Roscoe is an academic and former journalist, who has penned a book on his theories about modern day economics, which he believes dominates our lives.

I Spend Therefore I Am looks at the economics of modern phenomena like on-line dating.

Roscoe explains his economic policy to the BBC's Nick Higham.

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