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Title: Economic history and contemporary challenges to globalization

Author(s): Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke

Publication Date: December 2018

Keyword(s): deglobalization and Globalization

Programme Area(s): Economic History and International Trade and Regional Economics

Abstract: The paper surveys three economic history literatures that can speak to contemporary challenges to globalization: the literature on the anti-globalization backlash of the nineteenth century, focused largely on trade and migration; the literature on the Great Depression, focused largely on capital flows, the gold standard, and protectionism; and the literature on trade and warfare.

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O'Rourke, K. 2018. 'Economic history and contemporary challenges to globalization'. London, Centre for Economic Policy Research.