The “losers of automation”: A reservoir of votes for the radical right?
Volume: 6, Issue: 1, Pages: 205316801882239 - 205316801882239
Published: Jan 1, 2019
This paper studies the association between the risk of automation and vote choice in 11 West European countries. We extend upon labour economics literature on the effects of automation on the labour market by focusing on the political consequences of automation. We also build on existing work relating labour market risks to support for radical right parties. We argue that automation threat is most likely to increase support for radical right...