IATE Term of the Week – Austerity Policy

This week we have chosen the term “austerity policy”, following the wave of protests across Europe this week, against the current European situation.

We invite you to suggest the equivalent terms in the missing EU languages, or alternatives to the existing term in your language if you consider the proposed term inaccurate. Provide your answer with a reliable reference and possibly an accurate definition and/or context.

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4 Responses to IATE Term of the Week – Austerity Policy

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  2. Nelida K. says:

    In Spanish: política de austeridad.
    Mentioned in, among others, the following:
    ¿Por qué las políticas de austeridad son profundamente erróneas? http://bit.ly/13iZrCx
    ¿Políticas de austeridad? http://bit.ly/10epAnl
    Barroso defiende a Merkel de las críticas a la política de austeridad | Economía | EL PAÍS http://bit.ly/18KaZ2b

    Regards.

  3. Ruth Baldwin says:

    I would calll it “Sparpolitik”. Restriktionspolitik is too vague.

  4. anurlaiqar says:

    “Åtstramningspolitik” would be a suitable Swedish equivalent.
    http://www.ord.se/oversattning/engelska/?s=austerity&l=ENGSVE

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