Black Swans, Lame Ducks, and the mystery of IPE's missing macroeconomy

  title={Black Swans, Lame Ducks, and the mystery of IPE's missing macroeconomy},
  author={Mark Blyth and Matthias Matthijs},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  pages={203 - 231}
ABSTRACT Britain's BREXIT vote and Trump's victory in the US presidential elections sent shockwaves through the Western liberal establishment, including academia. Both events suggest yet another ‘rethinking’ of International Political Economy (IPE). Yet we have been here before. After the global financial crisis of 2008, ‘Open Economy Politics’ (OEP) was criticized for being unable to either anticipate or adequately explain the global financial crisis. Now that IPE has been caught short twice… 
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