Happiness and voting behaviour

Publication type

Book Chapter

Author

George Ward

Publication date

Series Number

NO. 3

Summary

Asks how the happiness of citizens affects whether and how people participate in voting

Subjects

Politics, Psychology, Elections. Electoral Behaviour, Public Policy, Well Being, Societies, Health and Finance

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References: Alabrese, E., Becker, S.O., Fetzer, T., and Novy, D. (2019) ‘Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined’, European Journal of Political Economy, 56:132-150. ; Liberini, F., Oswald, A.J., Proto, E., and Redoano, M. (2017) Was Brexit caused by the unhappy and the old?, IZA Discussion Papers, No. 11059. Bonn: IZA Institute of Labor Economics.