Digitalization, Trade and Politics

Historical experience suggest that political decision-makers are likely to listen to the interests of capital owners and employees who are losers in the new digital economy

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Digitalization is reducing the costs of international trade

Digitalization can increase exports by reducing transaction costs

Digitalization accelerates structural change in the economy

Digitalization can propel income redistribution

Will Digitalization lead to increased protectionism?

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