Crossing the Line: Local Ethnic Geography and Voting in Ghana

@article{Ichino2013CrossingTL,
  title={Crossing the Line: Local Ethnic Geography and Voting in Ghana},
  author={Nahomi Ichino and Noah L. Nathan},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={107},
  pages={344 - 361}
}
Theories of instrumental ethnic voting in new democracies propose that voters support co-ethnic politicians because they expect politicians to favor their co-ethnics once in office. But many goods that politicians deliver to voters are locally nonexcludable in rural areas, so the local presence of an ethnic group associated with a politician should affect a rural voter's assessment of how likely she is to benefit from that politician's election. Using geocoded polling-station–level election… Expand
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