Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

George F. Kennan Distinguished Lecture Series ~ Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea

In his latest book, Austerity: the History of a Dangerous Idea (Oxford University Press: 2013), Scottish political economist Mark Blyth argues that politics rather than economics makes austerity the default government response to financial crisis. He will give his perspective on why it doesn't work.

For inquiries, please contact: Jeffrey Sommers, Senior Fellow, Institute of World Affairs at [email protected] Free and open to the public. Registration preferred.

April 24, 2014 at 7:00pm - 9pm
UWM Hefter Conference Center
3271 N Lake Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States
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