Mark Blyth

Mark Blyth is Eastman Professor of Political Economy at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs at Brown University in Rhode Island. He is the author of several books, including Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea (2013), and The Future of the Euro (2015), co-edited with Matthias Matthijs.

David Cameron

In This Indebted World, Austerity May Be Forever

Political economist Mark Blyth argues that in a highly indebted world, austerity – introduced as an ‘emergency’ measure to save the economy, to right the fiscal ship – has becomes a permanent state of affairs.

7 years ago