The Surge of Economic Nationalism in Western Europe

@article{Colantone2019TheSO,
  title={The Surge of Economic Nationalism in Western Europe},
  author={Italo Colantone and Piero Stanig},
  journal={Journal of Economic Perspectives},
  year={2019}
}
We document the surge of economic nationalist and radical-right parties in western Europe between the early 1990s and 2016. We discuss how economic shocks contribute to explaining this political shift, looking in turn at theory and evidence on the political effects of globalization, technological change, the financial and sovereign debt crises of 2008–2009 and 2011–2013, and immigration. The main message that emerges is that failures in addressing the distributional consequences of economic… 
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