Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2009 Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2009

Interesting paper floating around. This paper provides a statistical analysis around the relationship between austerity and anarchy.  Judging by an earlier post I wrote Prodemocracy Revolution in Greenwich Village this paper made me realize that revolutions can be inspired by one large unexpected bill for neglect.

Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2009 Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2009

Figure 1: Frequency of incidents and the scale of expenditure cuts

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