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Why Does Globalisation Fuel Populism, and What Can We Do About It?


Dani Rodrik explored the globalisation backlash and the ways (hyper-) globalisation has produced a political counter-reaction. He presented an alternative model of globalisation that is more compatible with economic prosperity and social inclusion.



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Dani Rodrik (@rodrikdani) is the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is currently President-Elect of the International Economic Association, and co-director of Economics for Inclusive Prosperity. His newest book is Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Sara Hobolt (@sarahobolt) is the Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and professor in the Department of Government and the European Institute. Previously, she has held posts at the University of Oxford and the University of Michigan. She is the Chair of the European Election Studies (EES), an EU-wide project studying voters, parties, candidates and the media in European Parliamentary elections, and the Principal Investigator of the ERC-funded project EUDEMOS: Constrained Democracy: Citizens’ Responses to Limited Political Choice in the European Union.




Peter Trubowitz
Peter Trubowitz (@ptrubowitz) is Professor of International Relations and Director of the US Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Associate Fellow at Chatham House


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This event was held on 8 December 2020 and it was part of the US Centre's Wenger Distinguished Lectures


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