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Austerity by Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero, Francesco Giavazzi


by Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero, Francesco Giavazzi
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Austerity (2019) uses data analysis to look at one of the most controversial topics in economics today. An analysis of several countries’ austerity policies over the past several decades reveals that cutting spending can actually help the economy expand.

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  • Anyone who wants to understand the numbers behind government policy

Alberto Alesina was the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He wrote widely on austerity. Carlo Favero and Francesco Giavazzi are both academics at Bocconi University in Milan.

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