Collective Choice and Individual Action: Education Policy and Social Mobility in England

@inproceedings{Jennings2015CollectiveCA,
  title={Collective Choice and Individual Action: Education Policy and Social Mobility in England},
  author={Colin Jennings},
  year={2015}
}
It is recognised that expressive preferences may play a major role in determining voting decisions because the low probability of being decisive in elections undermines standard instrumental reasoning. Expressive and instrumental preferences may deviate and in electoral settings it is more important to make policies expressively appealing. But policies are even more attractive if they can be made both expressively and instrumentally appealing. This paper studies education policy in England and… CONTINUE READING