Are Voters Better Informed When They Have a Larger Say in Politics? Evidence for the European Union and Switzerland
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- Matthias Benz & Alois Stutzer, 2004. "Are Voters Better Informed When They Have a Larger Say in Politics? -- Evidence for the European Union and Switzerland," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 119(1_2), pages 31-59, April.
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Keywordsvoter competence; direct democracy; information costs; rational ignorance;
- D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
- D80 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - General
- H00 - Public Economics - - General - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2002-06-24 (All new papers)
- NEP-CDM-2002-06-24 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-PBE-2002-06-24 (Public Economics)
- NEP-PUB-2002-06-24 (Public Finance)
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