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Academic studies. Career exploration. Community involvement.

We aim to enrich undergraduate education in the Faculty of Social Sciences through fostering unique approaches to learning within the classroom and more actively engaging students in the community, as well as promoting strong relationships between academic studies, career exploration and community involvement.

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Austerity is: about fiscal consolidation, public sector reforms, and the flexibilization of labour markets

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Research

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Austerity has: triggered social protest, electoral defeats, international tensions, and significant academic controversy

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Austerity is: a resilient economic theory which has endured despite robust criticism and a lack of evidence that cuts lead to economic growth

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News

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Austerity has: in practice, systematically reduced governments' revenues, in addition to cutting spending

Austerity and its Alternatives

This project seeks to expand conversations around alternatives to austerity between academics, non-academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. On this site you will find our work (under 'Research' and 'Media') created by our participants (listed in the 'About Us' page). We aim to mobilize knowledge across our network of academic and non-academic partners in a clear, concise, and informative way. Join the #altausterity conversation today.

AltAusterity Digest #9 July 10-16, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Aug 18, 2017

Tax Expenditures in Canada

How are tax expenditures (e.g. tax loopholes) connected to austerity?

Aug 15, 2017

AltAusterity Digest #8 August 3-9, 2017

This week in Austerity News:

Aug 11, 2017