October 19, 2012
The U.S. Presidential candidates are set to debate foreign policy on Monday night. But if they’re interested in what global issues can tell them about their own electoral fates, they should look at failed administrations both here and abroad. It’s not the policies that matter. The results in 13 of 15 recent European elections support the socionomic hypothesis: social mood as reflected in a nation’s stock markets is a more powerful election determinant than any other factor. U.S. history also bears this out. Click here to watch a presentation by the Socionomic Institute’s Cambridge fellow, Matt Lampert, at Oxford University on September 8, 2012.
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