Teevrat Garg

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    Fishing for votes? Income shocks and the opportunity cost of voting

    While economists have long argued that the opportunity cost of voting exceeds the private benefits – that is an individual vote is unlikely to affect the outcome of an election in a meaningful way – policies or events that affect the opportunity cost of voting at a more aggregate level have the potential to shape election and policy outcomes. This is especially the case...

    12 Oct 2017 | Sebastian Axbard, Jonathan Colmer, Teevrat Garg