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Costly voting when both information and preferences differ: is turnout too high or too low?

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  • Sayantan Ghosal

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  • Ben Lockwood

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  • Sayantan Ghosal & Ben Lockwood, 2009. "Costly voting when both information and preferences differ: is turnout too high or too low?," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 33(1), pages 25-50, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:33:y:2009:i:1:p:25-50
    DOI: 10.1007/s00355-008-0344-6
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