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Análisis económico de la conducta de los votantes


  • Martinelli, César

    (Instituto Teconológico Autónomo de México (ITAM))


In this article I survey the political economy literature on electoral participation, strategic voting, and voter information, with some emphasis on recent contributions. In addition, I briefly discuss the relevance of this literature for the consolidation of democracy in Latin America.// En este artículo hago revista de la bibliografía acerca de la microeconomía política en la participación electoral, el voto estratégico y la información de los votantes, con hincapié en avances recientes. Analizo brevemente además algunas consecuencias de esta bibliografía para la consolidación democrática en la América Latina.

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  • Martinelli, César, 2006. "Análisis económico de la conducta de los votantes," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(290), pages 211-237, abril-jun.
  • Handle: RePEc:elt:journl:v:73:y:2006:i:290:p:211-237

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    1. León, Gianmarco, 2017. "Turnout, political preferences and information: Experimental evidence from Peru," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 56-71.

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    paradoja de la participación; ley de Duverger; teorema de Condorcet; maldición del votante decisivo; ignorancia racional;

    JEL classification:

    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design


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