Sunday, October 23, 2016

Neoliberalism and austerity

mainly macro: Neoliberalism and austerity: I like to treat neoliberalism not as some kind of coherent political philosophy, but more as a set of interconnected ideas that have becom...


  1. Austerity may be inherent to neo-liberalism. Even the IMF has argued that we should overcome this ideology. The issue is how we define austerity policies and discuss their implications on citizens welfare.

  2. Overcoming austerity involves a serious attempt to reduce significantly income inequality in our 'progressive' societies'