• Economics
  • Published 2000

Comparative Context and Public Preferences over Regional Economic Integration

@inproceedings{Scheve2000ComparativeCA,
  title={Comparative Context and Public Preferences over Regional Economic Integration},
  author={Kenneth F. Scheve},
  year={2000}
}
This paper investigates how comparative context shapes public preferences over international economic policies. Speci cally, the research examines how cleavages in public opinion over European economic integration vary across countries as a function of key characteristics of national labor markets. The main argument developed is that the skill cleavage in opinion formation over European integration varies with, among other things, the degree of wage bargaining centralization. Centralized wage… CONTINUE READING

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