DP14501 Populism and War
|Author(s):||Andrea Mattozzi, Massimo Morelli, Marcos Y. Nakaguma|
|Publication Date:||March 2020|
|Keyword(s):||Conflict Risk, inequality, populism, protectionism, Strategic Disengagement|
|Programme Areas:||Public Economics|
|Link to this Page:||cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=14501|
Populist rulers in economic superpowers have important effects on international relations, conflict risk and inequality. We show that the consequences for civil war risk and inequality are largely negative, while interstate conflict risk increases for dyads with sufficient asymmetry in terms of trade openness and relative military power.