Wetenschappelijke onderbouwing ‘Austerity’ onder vuur

Volgens de Amerikaanse econoom en Nobelprijswinnaar Paul Krugman is hier alle reden toe. ‘Austerity’ zou zijn gebaseerd op een rekenfout:

“In normal times, an arithmetic mistake in an economics paper would be a complete nonevent as far as the wider world was concerned. But in April 2013, the discovery of such a mistake—actually, a coding error in a spreadsheet, coupled with several other flaws in the analysis—not only became the talk of the economics profession, but made headlines. Looking back, we might even conclude that it changed the course of policy…” Lees verder