Kiel Institute in the News

Populists are bad for our economic health, yet they’re still a hard habit to break

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... Fascinating/depressing German research tracked 51 populist presidents/prime ministers from 1900-2020 in 60 countries. They are defined as those whose central argument is one of the "true people" v "dishonest" elites, and the bad news is their number has been on the rise for three decades. ...