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The Guardians of Capitalism: International Consensus and the Technocratic Implementation of Austerity
Current debates on austerity often forget that these policies are almost 100 years old. This paper explores how the combination of austerity and technocracy acted as a powerful tool to secure theExpand
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The Conceptual Roots of Contemporary Austerity Doctrine
This essay looks at the "Treasury View" as a historically-situated and multifaceted body of knowledge that should be recognized as an important forerunner of contemporary austerity. In order toExpand
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Keynesianism, technocracy and class struggle
Geoff Mann’s book In the long run we are all dead: Keynesianism, political economy, and revolution is an inspiring intellectual project, primarily due to its captivating approach. We are not faced ...
Early women economists at Columbia University
The Guardians of Capitalism: International Consensus and Fascist Technocratic Implementation of Austerity
Current debates on austerity often forget that these policies are almost 100 years old. This paper explores how the combination of austerity and technocracy acted as a powerful tool to secure theExpand
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Austerity and repressive politics: Italian economists in the early years of the fascist government
Abstract The historical forerunners of contemporary austerity are still largely unexplored. This essay considers the “liberal phase” of Fascist Italy (1922–1925) as a case study to explain austerityExpand
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HAWTREY, AUSTERITY, AND THE “TREASURY VIEW,” 1918 TO 1925
Ralph G. Hawtrey was not a man of the backwaters. Through the parallel study of Treasury files and Hawtrey’s scholarly publications, this work reveals his direct influence upon the most commandingExpand
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Going up and down: rethinking the empirics of growth in the developing and newly industrialized world
Growth dynamics are remarkably heterogeneous, in particular when one focuses on developing countries. Economic miracles and failures are embedded within extended phases of either growth or decline.Expand
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