Who Benefits from Austerity?

The UK Doubles Down on Austerity

January 26, 2014

John Weeks: The UK announces tens of billions of dollars of cuts to social programs despite a poor economic recovery

Pollin Responds to Reinhart and Rogoff; Cuts Deepen and Stock Market Soars

May 6, 2013

Bob Pollin: NYT Op-ed defending study repeats errors; theoretical basis for austerity has been exposed yet massive cuts in public spending continue

28-year old PhD student debunks the most influential austerity study

April 17, 2013

New study refutes Reinhart and Rogoff analysis that underpins austerity policy around the world; shows no relation between debt and lack of growth

Who Benefits from Austerity?

March 10, 2013

Bob Pollin fields the question: are the very rich hunkering down for a long recession and to protect their assets, are more concerned about debt than high unemployment