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Le vote éthique, une réponse efficace aux conflits ethniques ?. Le cas de l'Éthiopie

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  • Marie-Anne Valfort

In this article, we aim at understanding whether, in multi-ethnic democracies potentially torn apart by ethnic conflicts, crucial ethical concerns like aversion towards inter-ethnic inequality may significantly lower citizens’ temptation to vote for their ethnic party (promoting the interest of their ethnic group at the cost of others) rather than for a nationwide party (promoting a fair treatment of various ethnic groups). For that purpose, we analyse data that we collected in May 2004 among 331 students from Addis Ababa University. Our results yield reasons both for pessimism and optimism. Classification JEL : D02, D63, D64, D72, H77, N47

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Article provided by Presses de Sciences-Po in its journal Revue économique.

Volume (Year): 58 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 757-766

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Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_583_0757
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