Voter behavior in economics [i.e. economic] perspective

  • 274 Pages
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Springer-Verlag , Berlin, New York
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Other titlesVoter behavior in economics perspective, Voter behavior in economic perspective.
StatementArthur J.H.C. Schram.
SeriesStudies in contemporary economics
LC ClassificationsJF1001 .S37 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 274 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1628267M
ISBN 100387536507, 3540536507
LC Control Number91175989

Get this from a library. Voter behavior in economics [i.e. economic] perspective. [Arthur J H C Schram]. The central Voter behavior in economics [i.e. economic] perspective book of Lazarsfeld et al. () was that the act of voting is an.

individual act, affected mainly by the personality of the voter and his exposure to the. media. The results. Roger C. Voter has written: 'The Voter family in America' -- subject(s): Genealogy. The study of voters' behaviour and election outcomes is complex due to the fact that no single variable or factor can adequately explain voting behaviour.

From the s, consolidation of the study of the American economic voter, in political behavior terms, finds representation in Kiewiet’s () pivotal volume.

That work contains these elements of classical economic voting theory, empirically supported by extensive statistical by: Book Description: Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course.

The authors take a balanced approach to micro- and macroeconomics, to both Keynesian and classical views, and to the theory and application of economics concepts.

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Public choice, or public choice theory, is "the use of economic tools to deal with traditional problems of political science". Its content includes the study of political political science, it is the subset of positive political theory that studies self-interested agents (voters, politicians, bureaucrats) and their interactions, which can be represented in a number of ways.

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The economic perspective suggests that Henry will buy the book if: the marginal benefit of the book is greater than its marginal cost. The statement that "the unemployment rate will increase as the economy moves into a recession" is an example of.

focus on strategic behavior in response to contingency in the environment. Public management views organizations that provide services to the public as adaptive systems influenced by critical variables in their surroundings.

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In writing this book, I have attempted to fill a gap in the voting literature. In teaching an undergraduate course on voting behaviour, it struck me that there was no single text which I could recommend to students as an introduction to the various theories and models which they would encounter during the course.

The Fatal Conceit A short book, but dense with thoughts and insight supporting the case for free markets and pointing out the "errors of socialism". At a time when many young Americans increasingly identify with socialism, Hayek's "Fatal Conceit" is a valuable counter-argument in favor of evolved systems of cooperation and exchange known as the /5.

This paper reviews and explains the relationship between socioeconomic status and political participation from a structural perspective; i.e., social organization influences people's range of options, producing different rates of behavior among those in varying locations in the society.

There are six categories of political participation: cognitive, expressive, organizational, Cited by: 1. Introduction. Political promises attract a lot of attention in election campaigns, but their effects on voting remain largely unknown.

Following the classification of Persson and Tabellini (), models of pre-election politics assume that election promises are uently, citizens are predicted to vote for the party with the platform that would give them the highest expected Cited by:   The book book is critical of both laissez-faire and top-down state-centric approaches.

It distinguishes between what it calls the outdated "machine-brain" approach the structuring our economics and politics, and the "garden-brain" approach dictated by recent advances in science and technology, such as A little gem of a book, totally unexpected/5.

As Brian Burgoon has suggested, my book shows that globalization does not so much constrain democracy as transform it, shifting the locus of voter and policy maker contestation away from the economic-based issues that have defined the political divide in many countries and toward a politics based more on non-economic and cultural considerations.

In their book Identity Economics, to gossiping about each other. But this behavior seems to be unable to maintain a group size larger than individuals, not surprising considering the person-to-person contact necessary. I was more interested in this article from the political perspective; i.e. what liberals get wrong.

Edge has latterly published two provocative pieces, Jon Haidt's essay on why people vote Republican and Clay Shirky's ruminations and calculations on the cognitive surplus we have at our disposal.

To a historian, these pieces dovetail and underscore a fundamental landslip that's taking place around us. I'll comment on Haidt first, then get to Shirky, but no Edge visitor. Politics then just becomes about economics, in which case Republicans will have to make their peace with socialized medicine, etc.

or be wiped out. Again, I agree with the book, as the economic and humanitarian arguments are too strong to refute even if you think immigration will create a permanent Democratic majority. This is not a book that needs to be on the shelf of every student of elections or political behavior.

It does need to be confronted and digested by every graduate student who hopes to make his or her scholarly name in this field, because it provides a way to unify the higgledy-piggledy world of political behavior.

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The price elasticity of demand is defined as the percentage change in quantity demanded divided by the percentage change in price. science and economic perspectives on the logic and evolution of collective action (Ostrom), an evolutionary perspective on cooperation (Kraft-Todd et al.

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The only component of the formula which is missing across countries Cited by: Rational choice theory, also known as choice theory or rational action theory, is a framework for understanding and often formally modeling social and economic behavior.

The basic premise of rational choice theory is that aggregate social behavior results from the behavior of individual actors, each of whom is making their individual decisions. Economic conditions shape election outcomes in the world's democracies. Good times keep parties in office, bad times cast them out.

This proposition is robust, as the voluminous body of research reviewed here demonstrates. The strong findings at the macro level are founded on the economic voter, who holds the government responsible for economic performance, rewarding Cited by: E V I E W S I N A D V A N C E Origins and Persistence of Economic Inequality Carles Boix Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey ; email: [email protected] Annu.

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Rev. Polit. Sci. – The Annual Review of Political Science is online at. While some researchers claim that the retrospective economic voting is a robust phenome 14, other authors point out twoit seems that economic voting depends on contextual factors, such as the number of political alternati media attent or incumbents’ ideology The Review of Economics and Statistics VOL.

Lx MAY NUMBER 2 THE EFFECT OF ECONOMIC EVENTS ON VOTES FOR PRESIDENT Ray C. Fair* 1. InttwIttction N important question in political economy A.’ ts how, if at all, economic events affect voting behavior. Although there is by now a.On the expressive theory, voting is a consumption activity rather than a productive activity; it is more like reading a book for pleasure than it is like reading a book to develop a new skill.

On this theory, though the act of voting is private, voters regard voting as an apt way to demonstrate and express their commitment to their political team.