There is no doubt that the latter have Country Email List been the main beneficiaries of development in recent decades and, therefore, have paid very little attention to a growing malaise in large sectors of the citizenry regarding the functioning of the Country Email List prevailing economic and political system. Likewise, faced with increasingly robust diagnoses of problems in key spheres of development, the public debate confronts highly divergent Country Email List political solutions and the elites tend to reproduce proposals whose effectiveness has been called into question by citizens in recent decades.
Even when this diagnosis is shared Country Email List by different analysts and academics, there is little empirical evidence that allows us to concretely analyze on what issues there are similar or different views, not only between the elite and the Country Email List citizenry, but also within the elite itself. To address this research question, we developed a survey that covers various topics, which was applied in person (or remotely via Zoom, due to the pandemic) to members Country Email List of the Chilean elite from August 2019 to January 2021. In In total, we managed to carry out 420 surveys.
Which are divided fairly evenly Country Email List between the cultural elite (144 cases), the economic elite (137 cases) and the political elite (139). At the same time, The methodology used is based on a tradition of empirical studies on elites that work with the Country Email List positional method, according to which they are made up of individuals who occupy the highest positions of power and, therefore, exert constant and substantial influence on the decisions that affect the functioning of society6. That is why, before carrying out the field work, we made a universe of Country Email List cases with the positions of power for the different national elites.