Choosing not to choose: on the link between information and abstention
We use a dataset that allows us to circumvent a number of estimation difficulties that have plagued previous studies of the relationship between information and abstention. Our results show that information is a major determinant of abstention. © 2004 Published by Elsevier B.V.
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|Publication status:||Published in: Economics Letters (2004) v.84 n° 2,p.261-265|
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