La destra populista in Europa: una prospettiva economica

Fabrizio Botti, Marcella Corsi


L’analisi economica dei fattori alla base della domanda elettorale di populismo è ancora a uno stadio iniziale, nonostante i significativi progressi determinati da un numero crescente di studi. In questo lavoro ci proponiamo di fornire una prima rassegna dei contributi chiave forniti dalla letteratura economica sul populismo e di analizzare, tramite una analisi multidimensionale, le principali caratteristiche del profilo dell’elettore populista, alla luce delle opinioni pubbliche fornite dall’indagine Eurobarometro nel 2017.

The economic analysis of the factors underlying the electoral demand for populism is still at an early stage, despite the significant progress made by a growing number of studies. In this paper we aim to provide a first overview of the key contributions by the economic literature on populism, and to analyze, through a multidimensional analysis, the main characteristics of the populist voter profile, in light of the public opinions provided by the Eurobarometer survey in 2017.

Jel Codes: D72, E44, G01

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Populism, Nationalism, Europe

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