Award-winning academic Jonathan Rodden explains how economic geography shapes elections – both in the USA and beyond.
In 2016 Donald Trump became US President despite winning almost 3 million fewer votes than Hillary Clinton.
In this episode of City Talks we talk to award-winning academic Jonathan Rodden, Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and author of the book Why Cities Lose.
He explores the origins of America’s urban-rural political divide and how economic geography shapes elections – both in the USA and beyond.
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