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.