Sökning: "Voting"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 104 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Voting.

  1. 1. Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance, and Trust

    Författare :Mikael Elinder; Sören Blomquist; Henrik Jordahl; David Strömberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic voting; Voting; Regional economic conditions; Political attitudes; Cognitive dissonance; Social capital; Trust; Economic growth; Robustness; Applied econometrics; Elections; Self-interest; Election promise; Pocketbook voting; Prospective voting; Retrospective voting; Child care; Local economic conditions; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: (with Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara) We present and test a theory of prospective and retrospective pocketbook voting. Focusing on two large reforms in Sweden, we establish a causal chain from policies to sizeable individual gains and losses and then to voting. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Strategic Voting under Coalition Governments

    Författare :Annika Fredén; Sverige Lund Universitet Department of Political Science Faculty of Social Sciences; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; strategic; voting; coalitions; PR-systems; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : If a voter defects from preference under the consideration of policy outcomes and others' behavior, it is a "strategic vote". This thesis relates voters' strategic considerations to the government formation process: the chances for a party to gain seats, enter office, and affect overall policies. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Strategic Voting under Coalition Governments

    Författare :Annika Fredén; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategic; voting; coalitions; proportional representation;

    Sammanfattning : If a voter defects from preference under the consideration of policy outcomes and others' behavior, it is a "strategic vote". This thesis relates voters' strategic considerations to the government formation process: the chances for a party to gain seats, enter office, and affect overall policies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Growing into Voting : Election Turnout among Young People and Habit Formation

    Författare :Richard Öhrvall; Elin Wihlborg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Sven Oskarsson; Jan Teorell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Voter turnout; political equality; habit formation; youth participation; Valdeltagande; politisk jämlikhet; vaneröstande; ungas deltagande;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contains an introduction and four essays that together address the issues of turnout and habitual voting. Although voting is less unequal than other forms of political participation, it is still biased in favour of more socially affluent citizens.  One way to achieve more equal participation is to increase the general turnout. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Economic Voting and Issue Ownership. An Integrative Approach

    Författare :Johan Martinsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic voting; issue ownership; unemployment; elections; Sweden; voting behavior; saliency; public agenda; government support;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this dissertation is to improve our understanding of how economic changes influence popular support for political parties. Previous studies have generally found that there is a tendency for the popular support of incumbent governments to diminish when the economic development deteriorates. LÄS MER