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The Global Trump

Structural US Populism and Economic Conflicts with Europe and Asia

Authors: Welfens, Paul J.J.

  • Confronts the global challenge of having a populist US president
  • Explains why Trump's high-risk fiscal policy is likely to implode
  • Makes recommendations for applying Europe's Social Market Economy to Asia and the US
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"This book is able to explain and analyze what has eluded both scholars and thought leaders in business and the media - how and why populism has grabbed center stage. Highly recommendable."
-David B. Audretsch, Indiana University Bloomington, USA

 "Welfens provides valuable insight into US politics and describes the strategic options for Europe going forward."
-Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley, USA

 "With great skill Welfens traces the implications of US populism for the global economic system."
- Jeffrey D. Sachs, Columbia University, USA

 "This critique of Trump´s fiscal and international trade policies and their weak intellectual basis deserves the attention of US and European readers alike"
-Richard H. Tilly, University of Münster, Germany 

What lies behind the Trump victory of 2016 and the US' new raft of economic policies? Is a populist presidency in the United States likely to be a temporary phenomenon or a structural long-term challenge? In an era of declining multilateralism, what can the US still stand to learn from Europe, where several countries have effective lifetime economic welfare equal to that of the US - and what can the EU learn from the US in return? Furthermore, what international economic dynamics can be expected from the Sino-US trade conflict and can globalization be maintained? In this timely volume, Paul Welfens provides a rare, clear-sighted and scholarly analysis of the global problems created by Trump's protectionism and economic policy. He leverages his understanding of these problems to make concrete policy suggestions that could help prevent the world economy from falling back into a variant of the Great Powers regime of the late nineteenth century.


About the authors

Paul JJ Welfens is Jean Monnet Professor for European Economic Integration and Chair for Macroeconomics at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, and President of the European Institute for International Economic Relations at the University of Wuppertal, Germany. He is Non-Resident Research Fellow at the AICGS/The Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC.


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Hardcover 103,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-21783-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Trump
Book Subtitle
Structural US Populism and Economic Conflicts with Europe and Asia
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-21784-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-21784-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-21783-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXII, 356
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations, 31 illustrations in colour
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