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Deficit Reduction - Ideology or Necessity?

Randall, Ed J.. 2011. 'Deficit Reduction - Ideology or Necessity?'. In: Debate at City University on deficit reduction between Ed Randall and Vince Cable. City University, London, United Kingdom. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Paper delivered to the Inaugural conference of the Social Liberal Forum at City University, London. The paper argues that accelerated deficit reduction is not a necessity. It also identifies a number of political and economic issues which should be given greater priority: (a) tackling mounting social inequality; (b) addressing critical environmental threats; and, (c) reforming 'big finance'.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Talk)
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The talk is accompanied by a Power Point Presentation with the same title

Keywords: Deficit reduction, Liberal Democrat priorities in government, social inequality, environmental threats, reform of finance
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Politics
Event Location: City University, London, United Kingdom
Item ID: 5829
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2011 08:19
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2015 14:03
URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/5829

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