Diana Mutz (University of Pennsylvania)
Speaking at the CSDC, McGill University, Montreal
February 24, 2017
Recent political events have brought attitudes toward international trade to the forefront of public concern. At the same time, recent research suggests that public attitudes are less a function of economic self-interest than of broader psychological factors. Drawing on representative national surveys in both the U.S and Canada, and on results from identical survey experiments in both countries, I shed light on what affects public attitudes toward international economic engagement.