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Trade Wars are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace
Published by Yale University Press
Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Matthew C. Klein and Michael Pettis show, they are often the unexpected result of domestic political choices to serve the interests of the rich at the expense of workers and ordinary retirees. Klein and Pettis trace the origins of today’s…
2021 Lionel Gelber Prize Shortlist | Trade Wars Are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace