2018, Volume 71 - Issue 1
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Publication date: 01 February 2018
THE POLITICAL CONNOTATION OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND GLOBALISATION: A COMMON MISUNDERSTANDINGRead the article
DOES WEAK MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AFFECT VOTER TURNOUT? AN ANALYSIS ACCOUNTING FOR THE 'JOSHUA GENERATION EFFECT'Read the article
FIRMS CONTROLLED BY OWNERS AND MANAGERIAL FIRMS: THE 'STRATEGIC' TRADE POLICY GAME REVISITEDRead the article
Silvio TRAVERSO, University of Florence, Italy and Institute for World Economy, Kiel, Germany
Globalisation is often associated with a conservative political ideology and usually faces opposition from progressive political groups. This essay challenges this conventional view and tries to illustrate how the globalisation process is consistent with a progressive political philosophy. It, furthermore, argues that the removal of this political bias would allow both proponents of free trade and progressive political organisations to be more effective in pursuing their own objectives.
B11, F60, N70
Globalisation, Protectionism, "Doux Commerce" Thesis
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