Technocratic government and economic policy

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The recent surge in the appointments of technocrats to the top economic portfolios of finance, and even the formation of fully technocratic governments in Europe raises questions regarding the role of technocrats and technocratic governments in economic policy in democracies. Who are the technocrats? Why are they appointed in the first place? What is their impact on economic policy and finally what their sources of policy influence?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics
EditorsWilliam Thompson
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages24
StatePublished - 30 Apr 2018

    Research areas

  • technocracy, technocratic, European Union, economic policy

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