Evropska četrt 117: Elected does not necessarily mean democratic

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Professor Pranab K. Bardhan, a development economist and author of a book, A world of insecurity, speaks about the reasons behind the corrosion of liberal democracies around the world.

Explaining why the public leans more and more toward nationalism, he talks about economic inequalities, worker empowerment and cultural insecurities, and also gives some guidance what should our response be.

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PRANAB K. BARDHANDistinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, College of Letters & Science, United States.


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