Book Release Announcement

« Between Voters and Eurocrats: How Do Governments Justify their Budgets? »

We are thrilled to share the news of an outstanding release by one of ESPOL’s professors, Johannes Karremans at Oxford University Press!

About the Book:

« Between Voters and Eurocrats » delves into the intricate world of policies and politics in five pivotal Eurozone countries from 2008 to 2020 – Austria, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Professor Karremans introduces a new method for coding budget speeches, providing a valuable tool for researchers and their own research questions. The book also pioneers a fresh conceptual distinction between populism, representative democracy, and technocracy.

Release date: 12 February 2024:

« Between Voters and Eurocrats » will offer a valuable resource for scholars, researchers, and anyone intrigued by the intersection of politics and economics. The Book will be published on 12 February directly on the Oxford University Press Website.