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An international group of economists and social scientists argue in this book that austerity is bad economics, bad arithmetic, and ignores the lessons of history. They are outraged at the narrow range of austerity policies which are bringing so many people around the world to their knees, especially in Europe. ‘Be Outraged’ argues that austerity measures and cutbacks are reducing growth and worsening poverty and that there are alternatives – for Britain, Europe and all countries that currently imagine that government cutbacks are the only way out of debt.
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  Be Outraged THERE ARE ALTERNATIVES Richard Jolly, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Diane Elson, Carlos Fortin, Stephany Griffith-Jones, Gerry Helleiner, Rolph van der Hoeven, Raphie Kaplinsky, Richard Morgan, Isabel Ortiz, Ruth Pearson and Frances Stewart*  * Te authors have signed this booklet in their personal capacity, not in the names o the institutions to which they are attached Richard Jolly – Research Associate, Institute o Development Studies at University o SussexGiovanni Andrea Cornia, Proessor, Department o Economics, University o FlorenceDiane Elson, Emeritus Proessor, Department o Sociology, University o EssexCarlos Fortin, Research Associate, Institute o Development Studies at University o SussexStephany Griffith-Jones, Proessor, Financial Markets Director, Initiative For Policy Dialogue, Columbia University Gerry Helleiner, Proessor Emeritus, Department o Economics, University o orontoRolph van der Hoeven, Proessor, Employment and Development Economics, ISS, Erasmus University Raphie Kaplinsky, Proessor o International Development, Open University, UKRichard Morgan, UNICEF (in personal capacity)Isabel Ortiz, UNICEF (in personal capacity)Ruth Pearson, Emeritus Proessor o International Development, University o LeedsFrances Stewart, Proessor, Department o International Development, University o Oxord  Be Outraged THERE ARE ALTERNATIVES  CONENS Summary Page 11. Alternatives exist Page 102. What went wrong? Page 133. Putting it right Page 164. Unemployment: a human waste, a triple tragedy Page 185. Building caring economies based on gender equality Page 29 6. Reducing inequality, a recovery or all, not just the ew Page 367. ransorming the financial sector rom bad master to good servant Page 468. Supportive action by international institutions Page 529. Action speaks louder Page 61Reerences Page 65 BE OURAGED
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