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Austerity is over?: It never really began

Berry, Craig (2018) Austerity is over?: It never really began. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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UK fiscal policy has never conformed to the textbook definition of austerity. In this sense, and contrary to what Theresa May has been declaring, austerity is not over: it never really began. Craig Berry explains what more the 2018 budget tells us about the austerity-ending hypothesis.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2021 09:33
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2021 23:04

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