Public opinion on immigration: Has the recession changed minds?

Timothy J Hatton, 7 June 2014

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Topics: Migration, Politics and economics
Tags: democracy, European parliament, immigration, politics, populism

Who needs the nation state?

Dani Rodrik, 1 July 2012

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Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: global governance, market integration, politics

Raising the bar for incumbents

Hans Gersbach, 3 January 2012

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Incumbents in the US House of Representatives or US Senate are extraordinarily successful when they seek re-election. Depending on the office-holder's ability and time horizon, this can be a good or bad thing for the country’s voters.

Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: elections, politics, US

Fair and balanced after all? The bias of the US press

Riccardo Puglisi, James M. Snyder, Jr., 1 September 2011

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Citizens typically obtain information about relevant policy issues via the mass media.

Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: liberals, media, media bias, politics, US

Democracy, quality of government, and the average voter

Piergiuseppe Fortunato, Ugo Panizza, 4 June 2011

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The standard efficiency argument in favour of democracy is based on the idea that free elections are an effective instrument for ousting inept and corrupt politicians (e.g. Sen 2000). This view, however, is based on the assumptions that voters are capable of monitoring and evaluating government actions.

Topics: Education, Politics and economics
Tags: democracy, education, politics

Why globalisation might have started in the eighteenth century

Paul Sharp, 16 May 2008

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It is well known that the world was impressively economically integrated by the end of the nineteenth century.

Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: economic integration, globalisation, politics

Lessons from the history of trade and war

Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke, Ronald Findlay, 10 March 2008

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To many seasoned observers of the world economy, today’s globalisation is a largely technological phenomenon.1 Once learned, new technologies are typically not forgotten, which is why globalisation can seem an irresistible force, destined to bind us ever more tightly together for the foreseeable future.

Topics: International trade
Tags: globalization, industrialization, politics, technology

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