|Author (Person)||Kemmerling, Achim|
|Series Title||EUROPP Blog|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Why do citizens in some countries oppose austerity policies more forcefully than citizens in other states, even when the impact of such policies on living standards is relatively similar? Achim Kemmerling presents a psychological explanation for this variation in opinions across Europe. He argues that countries with a stronger belief in the ‘zero-sum’ nature of labour markets are more likely to oppose austerity measures.
|Subject Categories||Economic and Financial Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|