Monthly Archives: April 2013

Making voting experiments more realistic: The ‘hybrid’ experimental design

By Delia Dumitrescu, Post-doctoral fellow, University of Montreal What is the story? In general, laboratory experiments that study voting behaviour use a research design based on monetary incentives. Participants decide to vote, strategically or sincerely, or to abstain in a way that maximizes their final monetary payoff. Also, most laboratory experiments usually rely on […]

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