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The Political Power of Austerity

  • Robert SkidelskyEmail author
  • Nicolò Fraccaroli
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Abstract

This book has tried to answer many questions on austerity. What arguments is austerity based on, in what respects are they wrong, and where does the idea of austerity come from? We also explored why confidence has gained such an important role in the debate on fiscal policy and why it has to do with politics and ideology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of WarwickCoventryUK
  2. 2.London School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

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