Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

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9780199828302: Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea
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Blyths book is important and informative ( John M. Legge, Dissent Magazine)

Blyths analysis provides answers that are as much complex as they are comprehensive. Nevertheless, the book is not particularly hard reading, offering accessible political economy at its best even for non-economists. At times it is indeed polemically entertaining, and I highly recommend reading it. ( Andreas Botsch, Transfer)

[a] timely, authoritative account. ( Peter Geoghegan, Sunday Business Post)

[a] fascinating account ... among the best and most clear-sighted that I have read on the matter. ( The Crack)

[C]lear, simple, and occasionally humorous ... It's a pity the two Eds didn't read this book before they announced that 'we're all Austerians now.' ( Austin Mitchell, The House Magazine)

[A]n excellent new book by Mark Blyth ( The Guardian)

Blyth writes in the tradition of Keynes, slashing away at orthodoxy and the orthodox, emphasising the power of ideas as well as interests in shaping outcomes, ranging widely over the history of economic and political thought, expressing deep scepticism about financial actors, and rejecting the curtailment of spending as the solution to a period of excess. ( Lawrence Summers, Financial Times)

Austerity: The History of Dangerous Ideas is a masterful combination of economic history and intellectual history that puts the current policy debate into a balanced and sophisticated perspective. Anyone who wants to understand what is going on in the world at the moment should read it. Right away. ( Ha-Joon Chang, Irish Times)

Austerity is an economic policy strategy, but is also an ideology and an approach to economic management freighted with politics. In this book Mark Blyth uncovers these successive strata. In doing so he wields his spade in a way that shows no patience for fools and foolishness. ( Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science University of California, Berkeley, author of 'Exorbitant Privilege')

Críticas:

Blyths analysis provides answers that are as much complex as they are comprehensive. Nevertheless, the book is not particularly hard reading, offering accessible political economy at its best even for non-economists. At times it is indeed polemically entertaining, and I highly recommend reading it. ( Andreas Botsch, Transfer)

[a] timely, authoritative account. ( Peter Geoghegan, Sunday Business Post)

[a] fascinating account ... among the best and most clear-sighted that I have read on the matter. ( The Crack)

[C]lear, simple, and occasionally humorous ... It's a pity the two Eds didn't read this book before they announced that 'we're all Austerians now.' ( Austin Mitchell, The House Magazine)

[A]n excellent new book by Mark Blyth ( The Guardian)

Blyth writes in the tradition of Keynes, slashing away at orthodoxy and the orthodox, emphasising the power of ideas as well as interests in shaping outcomes, ranging widely over the history of economic and political thought, expressing deep scepticism about financial actors, and rejecting the curtailment of spending as the solution to a period of excess. ( Lawrence Summers, Financial Times)

is a masterful combination of economic history and intellectual history that puts the current policy debate into a balanced and sophisticated perspective. Anyone who wants to understand what is going on in the world at the moment should read it. Right away. ( Ha-Joon Chang, Irish Times)

Austerity is an economic policy strategy, but is also an ideology and an approach to economic management freighted with politics. In this book Mark Blyth uncovers these successive strata. In doing so he wields his spade in a way that shows no patience for fools and foolishness. ( Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science University of California, Berkeley, author of 'Exorbitant Privilege')

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