What Was Neoliberalism?

Author(s): Neil Davidson
Publication Number: ECES-SB249
Issued in: 2023


While it is widely agreed that neoliberalism arose in the wake of the global economic crisis of the 1970s, there remains much debate about how to understand its significance and even how to define it. Is it best seen as an ideology of free market fundamentalism, a series of policy decisions gutting the public sector and breaking unions, or as an era of capitalist development with its own logic.

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