The Digital Economy

This is how the internet influences government policy

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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