Monthly Archives: February 2014

How people (don’t) cast their vote during an economic crisis

By Kelly Rowe, Universitat Pompeu Fabra What is the story? Economic voting theory predicts that during a real or perceived economic downturn, people hold the incumbent government responsible for the bad economic situation and punish it by casting a vote for an opposition party. However, it is also said that, under similar circumstances, people are […]

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