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'.

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Deficit reduction, Liberal Democrat priorities in government, social inequality, environmental threats, reform of finance

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18 June 2011Published

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City University, London, United Kingdom

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26 Sep 2011 08:19

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29 Apr 2020 15:30


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