Matteo Cavallaro

Matteo Cavallaro is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Lausanne, where he works on the social representations of populism, and is junior partner at Quorum S.a.S., an Italian firm specializing in public opinion research. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Paris XIII.”

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Local David Versus Global Goliath

Article | Jan 15, 2021

Populist parties and the decline of progressive politics in Italy

Local David Versus Global Goliath: Populist Parties and the Decline of Progressive Politics in Italy

Paper Working Paper Series | | Jan 2021

This paper analyzes the role of local spending, particularly on social welfare, and local inequality as factors in the Italian political crisis following the adoption in 2011 of more radical national austerity measures.