Marina Azzimonti

Associate Professor

Partisan Conflict in the Media

US charts that hearten bearish investors (Financial Times) 
Index that tracks political conflict hits high (USA Today) 
U.S. political conflict is at an all-time high since at least the 1970s, signaling trouble for stocks (The Philadelphia Inquirer) 
The Daily Prophet: Red Flags Keep Popping Up in the Stock Market (Bloomberg) 
Chart of the Week April 17th, 2017 (Glenmede) 
Forget geopolitics, stock-market investors also fear ‘partisan conflict’ (Market Watch) 
Strife Between Democrats and Republicans Curbs Business Spending (Bloomberg) 
The U.S. Economy In 2017: Why Uncertainty Is The ‘Biggest Risk’ (Behind the Markets – Wharton Business Radio and Morningstar
Donald Trump: a incerteza é o maior risco (Revista Amanha)

WSJ Interview With Philadelphia Fed’s Patrick Harker (Wall Street Journal)
Political Tempers Are Hotter Than Any U.S. Election Year Since ’80s (Bloomberg) 
U.S. election risks could push Fed rate hikes further out (Reuters) 
U.S. Politics Scares Overseas Investors (Bloomberg)
US politics has grown insanely polarized (Business Insider) 
Economy takes hit when gridlock and political uncertainty rise (The Christian Science Monitor) 
Deep dive (Bloomberg). Starts at minute 1.07
Can A Portfolio Have Politics? (Financial Advisor)
Beware The “Summer Of Suspense” (Seeking Alpha) 
WSJ: Tallying the Economic Toll of Political Upheaval (Wall Street Journal)
Proximidade da eleição nos EUA paralisa investimentos e reduz crescimento (Wall Street Journal – Brasil)
La campaña electoral pesa en la economía de EE.UU. (La Nacion -Argentina)
La campaña electoral pesa en la economía de EE.UU. (La Prensa de Honduras)
La incertidumbre electoral pesa sobre la economía de Estados Unidos (El Periodico de Mexico)
Trump Vs. Clinton: What The Election Means For Markets And The Economy (Seeking Alpha)


Television Interview with Steven Nemerovski from “None of the Above” (GrassRoots Community Network, Cable Television Channel 12 Aspen). Starts at minute 6.45

It’s Official: Partisan Rancor Worst in Over a Century (Bloomberg News)
A New Way to Measure Washington’s Dysfunction (Businessweek)
Study: Americans aren’t that divided (Washington Examiner)
Is Partisan Conflict Really at a Four-Year Low? A New ed Index Says Yes (WSJ)
Partisan politics grew under Obama; weakens economy (Philadelphia Inquirer)

The fury of the makers (The Economist)
Gross National Rancor: A new measure of political failure (ABC 7, Detroit)
Political Targets (Washington Examiner).

Political Polarization: It’s Worse Than You Think (Businessweek)
Lawmaker Squabbles Cost U.S. 1.75 Million Jobs: Cutting Research (Bloomberg News)
Fed Research Paper: Rise in Partisan Conflict is a Drag on the U.S. Economy (Wall Street Journal).

» Blog coverage:
Global Economic Intersection
Wall Street Cheat Sheet
Olympia Snowe´s blog
The calculus of discontent

» Short article (blog entry):
Divided we fall: polarization during the 1995 and 2013 shutdowns, one of the Top 10 most read articles of 2013 of this Blog. Version en espanol publicada en Polarización política y crisis de gobernabilidad en EEUU. Earlier version: The Political Polarization Index (2013)