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How Coethnicity Moderates the Effect of Information On Voting Behavior : Experimental Evidence from Benin ∗

@inproceedings{Adida2016HowCM,
  title={How Coethnicity Moderates the Effect of Information On Voting Behavior : Experimental Evidence from Benin ∗},
  author={Claire L Adida and J. Gottlieb and Eric Kramon and G. McClendon},
  year={2016}
}
  • Claire L Adida, J. Gottlieb, +1 author G. McClendon
  • Published 2016
  • Scholars have argued that poor information and ethnic politics both pose significant challenges to democratic accountability. If voters do not have access to information allowing them to discriminate between good and bad performers, or if voters are motivated by expressive ethnic voting, they are unable or unwilling to vote poorly-performing politicians out of office. In this paper, we investigate the relationship between ethnicity, performance information, and voting with a field experiment… CONTINUE READING

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