Diskusija o vzrokih populizma in kako se z njim spoprijeti

Včeraj sem eno izmed predavanj na MBA programu posvetil temi ekonomskega nacionalizma in političnega populizma. Predavanje je med drugim temeljilo tudi na odličnih prispevkih v okviru diskusije o vzrokih populizma in kako se z njim spoprijeti, ki je v zadnjih treh mesecih potekala na VoxEU portalu.

Moderator’s introduction to the Vox debate on populism – Sergei Guriev

The rise of populism is one of the most important political, social, and economic phenomena in recent years. This column introduces a new Vox debate which focuses on four broad questions:  What is populism and how can we quantify its rise?

The rise of populism – Guido Tabellini

Despite an increase in economic inequality and a decline in social mobility, today those who are ‘left behind’ seem to care more about immigration and civil rights than they do about redistribution, and sometimes support policies that run counter

Many forms of populism – Dani Rodrik

There are essentially two schools of thought on the roots of populism, one that focuses on culture and another that focuses on economics. This column, part of a VoxEU debate, examines the drivers from each of these perspectives.

The two faces of populism – Barry Eichengreen

Explanations for variants of populism are typically framed as a contest between culture and economics.

Populism: Why in rich countries and in good times – Lubos Pastor, Pietro Veronesi

Economic anxiety and insecurity are often cited as drivers of populism, so why has populism emerged over the past few years in rich countries and in good times?

Economic causes of populism: Important, marginally important, or important on the margin – Yotam Margalit

A common explanation for the rise of populism is economic insecurity driven by forces such as trade, immigration, or the financial crisis.

Heterogeneous drivers of heterogeneous populism – Italo Colantone, Piero Stanig

Populist parties tend to share an anti-establishment stance and the claim to represent ordinary people versus the elites.

Deep recessions, large immigration waves, and the rise of populism  – Guillermo de la Dehesa

Populism has gained momentum over the past decade, dramatically changing the political landscape. This column explains how deep recessions and immigration waves have contributed to this recent trend and discusses the likely trajectory of populism.

Trade policy after three years of populism: A global assessment – Simon Evenett, Johannes Fritz

The populist and nationalist turn in many nations’ politics has sharpened the rhetoric against globalisation. This column introduces the latest Global Trade Alert report, which confirms that this rhetoric has translated into greater protectionism

One response

  1. Populizem je psovka za ves tisti del političnega spektra, ki se ne uklapa v obstoječo konvencionalno političo delitev.

    Kot tak je odroz nemoči obstoječe politične nomenklature na težave in izzive sodobnih družb, ki so jih same povzročile.

    Obkladanje s popilizmom je v svoji osnovi globoko nedemokratično. Predpostavlja, da nekdo drug (tradicionalne politične sile) ve bolje od volilcev kaj je dobro za njih. Oz. gleda na volilce kot na infantilno rajo, ki jo potrebno voditi k “pravim” načelom, metodam in ciljem.

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