Financial Crisis and Polarization of Politics

Financial Crisis and Polarization of Politics

Funke, Manuel/ Schularick, Moritz/ Trebesch, Christoph (2015), Goeing to the Extremes: Politics after Financial Crisis, 1870-2014: Center for Economic Studies & Ifo Institute, CESIfo Working Papers 5553 München: Center for Economic Studies & Ifo Institute. This publication shows how financial crisis historically generated political polarization and a drift of voters to far right parties. Moreover, polarization and fragmentation of politics decreases the much needed ability to govern after a financial crisis has hit.

Transnational Reconciliation

Transnational Reconciliation

Xian, Lanxiin (2018), ‘China and the Vatican’, Survival, 60 (3): 87-94. This article describes important conditions and obstacles towards a successful transnational reconciliation.

Has the Liberal World Order Failed?

Has the Liberal World Order Failed?

Ikenberry, G. John (2018), ‘The End of Liberal International Order?’, in: International Affairs, 94 (1): 7-23