Friday, 12 October 2018

In fighting the next recession, politics will be crucial

The Economist mentioned Francesco Trebbi, a professor at UBC’s school of economics, in an article about potential world recession and the part politicians play.

Trebbi noted in 2014 that political polarization and factionalization almost inevitably follow crises. Voters are more attracted to ideological extremes, and political coalitions grow weaker.

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