Greater Inequality Not Due To New Technology And Free Trade | Sandro Scocco skriver om ojämlikhet i Social Europe
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A popular narrative today is that low-income groups in the western world have fallen behind owing to jobs lost to new machines and to low-paid jobs overseas. Political populists like Trump or Le Pen have happily exploited this frustration with nostalgic, nationalistic and anti-free trade messages. A new study shows that this narrative has little support in historical trends.