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Does Globalisation Alleviate Polarisation?

15 days ago   |   By The World Economy

Abstract
In this study, we investigate the effects of globalisation on polarisation in a panel dataset of 149 countries between 2000 and 2017. We consider the Revisited KOF Globalisation indices and two measures of polarisation: polarisation of society and political polarisation. The findings show that globalisation decreases polarisation. We also separate de jure and de facto measures of globalisation and observe significant suppressing effects of the de facto and de jure indices of globalisation on both indicators of polarisation. In addition, we find that economic and political...
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