Automation, Trade and Political Outcomes : Evidence from the United States
15 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2021
Date Written: January 18, 2021
The recent developments in European and American politics have been characterized by a sharp shift towards ideological polarization. In particular, a new wave of protectionism seems to have gained momentum and is now shaping the world trade order. This paper investigates the contribution of automation and trade on the strengthening of political polarization and protectionism.
Keywords: Trade, Automation, Elections, USA
JEL Classification: F14, D79, Y40
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