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The argument about debt being a burden on future generations represents simple hypocrisy

Wren-Lewis, Simon (2012) The argument about debt being a burden on future generations represents simple hypocrisy. British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Oct 2012). Website.

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Abstract

Intergenerational justice is frequently invoked in contemporary debates about austerity, presenting it as necessary in order that we avoid leaving the younger generation with an unsupportable debt burden. Simon Wren-Lewis takes issue with this claim and contends that it is not that ‘burden of debt’ arguments are wrong, but that they are just not that important in our current context.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2013 10:01
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2020 00:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48728

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