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Identity politics and polarisation

What part does group identity play in who we choose to vote for? In every democracy it seems as if our leaders are using identity politics to gain new voters or define a distinct political agenda, but what does that mean for economic policies and polarisation?
Guido Tabellini tells Tim Phillips about his research into the influence of identity on political alignment in the US.

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