Volume LII 1 - 2018
The Backlash to Globalization: Some Further Thoughts
Stefano Fenoaltea, pp. 15-20
This comment suggests that the unprecedented cultural invasiveness of today’s globalization can account for the murderous nature of the non-Western backlash, and that the political backlash in the West itself can be traced to the failure of the economics profession to emphasize the distributional consequences of the liberalization we advocated.