Voth, Hans-Joachim and Ponticelli, Jacopo (2011) According to new research, once governments try to impose cuts above 2 per cent of GDP, a major surge in social instability can be expected. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.
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Do government cut-backs lead to greater levels of social unrest? Hans-Joachim Voth and Jacopo Ponticelli have analysed 90 years worth of data for 26 European countries and found an unambiguous message- the more governments cut, the greater the levels of social unrest.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H50 - General|
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