Protectionism is making a comeback. Governments aren’t just trying to protect traditional sectors such as agriculture,chemicals, and machinery out of concern for lost jobs or domestic economic interests. They’re also intervening in the digital economy and innovation-intensive industries as critical components of national competitiveness.
About Ian Bremmer
Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a global political risk research and consulting firm. He is a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at Time magazine.