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Economics, security, and individual-level preferences for trade agreements

Citizens’s attitudes towards trade are not only about the (perceived) economic effect. Commerce also has a variety of security implications. Employing an original experiment, political scientists Matthew DiGiuseppe (Leiden University) and Katja Kleinberg (Binghamton University) demonstrate that security information matters and undermines the appeal of some, though not all, economic arguments for trade liberalisation.

Matthew DiGiuseppe & Katja Kleinberg
10 December 2018
› International Interactions: Empirical and Theoretical Research in International Relations
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