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Extreme austerity is the wrong medicine

Van Reenen, John (2010) Extreme austerity is the wrong medicine. British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Jun 2010). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Increasing numbers of liberal economists are gravely worried that the UK has made a wrong turn in choosing an austerity budget. Here Professor John Van Reenen, Director of the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance, explains why the budget measures fulfil only a political logic, and risk creating a double-dip recession.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2010 The author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Economics
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2011 12:27
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2011 14:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/39531

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