Complex Ballot Propositions, Individual Voting Behavior, and Status quo Bias
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Keywordsvoting behavior; proposition complexity; direct democracy; status quo bias; Heckman probit model;
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- D78 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Positive Analysis of Policy Formulation and Implementation
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