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Blyth "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. Join us for his perspective on why it doesn’t work. 

For inquiries, please contact:
Jeffrey Sommers, Senior Fellow, Institute of World Affairs at

Location and Time:
Thursday, April 24, 7:00 pm
Edith S. Hefter Conference Center
3271 N Lake Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Free and open to the public. Registration preferred.


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Mark Blyth