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08.07.2020

Björn Bremer awarded Linz-Rokkan Prize

The European University Institute (EUI) has awarded its Linz-Rokkan Prize for the best doctoral dissertation in political science to Björn Bremer for “Austerity from the Left: The Fiscal Policies of Social Democratic Parties in Response to the Great Recession.” In his dissertation, Bremer explores why social democrats did not opt for a Keynesian approach in tackling the effects of the Great Recession after 2007. His work was praised for answering an important policy question and in particular for its thorough and clear presentation of the arguments and its use of what the jury referred to as an “impressive array of research methods.” The Linz-Rokkan Prize is awarded annually for the best EUI doctoral dissertation in a field of political sociology that deals with a topic relevant to the work of Juan Linz and Stein Rokkan EUI press release

 

 
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