…we discover that white people have develop into much less supportive of commerce than minorities and that whites are extra probably than minorities to favor commerce with extremely related international locations. We recommend that minority help for commerce is because of 4 properly‐documented variations within the psychological predispositions of whites and minorities in america. Minorities have decrease ranges of racial prejudice, are decrease in social dominance, and categorical much less nationalism than whites. On the similar time, there’s proof of rising ingroup racial consciousness amongst whites. Every of those traits has been independently linked to commerce help in a route encouraging better help for commerce amongst minorities. As america grows ever nearer to turning into a “majority minority” nation, the racialization of commerce attitudes might stimulate shifts within the probably way forward for America’s commerce relationships.

That’s from a new paper by Diana Mutz, Edward D. Mansfield, and Eunij Kim.  By way of the wonderful Kevin Lewis.


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