The Digital Economy

This is how the internet influences government policy

A woman checks her phone as the results come in at the Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's campaign headquarters during the federal election in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio - RC16E067C660

By reducing the cost of reaching voters, the internet has also led to increased support for both left-wing and right-wing populist movements. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Sergei Guriev
Professor of Economics, Sciences Po Paris; CEPR Research Fellow
Nikita Melnikov
PhD candidate, Department of Economics, Princeton University
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics; CEPR Research Fellow
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