1Jean-Marie Baland
1Koura Yvette
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It is the most cruel mockery to tell a man he may vote for A or B, when you know that he is so much under the influence of A, or the friends of A, that his voting for B would be attended with the destruction of him. It is not he who has the vote, really and substantially , but his landlord, for it is for his benefit and interest that it is exercised in the(More)
  • Thomas Fujiwara, Siwan Anderson, Matilde Bombardini, Laurent Bouton, Nicole Fortin, Patrick Francois +3 others
  • 2008
This paper uses exogenous variation in electoral rules to test the predictions of strategic voting models and the causal validity of Duverger's Law. Exploiting a regression discontinuity design in the assignment of single-ballot and dual-ballot (runoff) plurality systems in Brazilian mayoral races, the results indicate that single-ballot plurality rule(More)
  • Michael Kevane, Bruce Wydick, Siwan Anderson, Brett Coleman, Fred Zimmerman, Dofini Mariame +3 others
  • 2014
This paper proposes that major determinants of allocation of women's time are social norms that regulate the economic activities of women. Our emphasis on norms contrasts with approaches that view time allocation as determined by household-level economic variables. Using data from Burkina Faso, we show that social norms significantly explain differences in(More)
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