Instrumental Variable Methods for Conditional Effects and Causal Interaction in Voter Mobilization Experiments

  title={Instrumental Variable Methods for Conditional Effects and Causal Interaction in Voter Mobilization Experiments},
  author={Matthew Blackwell},
  journal={Journal of the American Statistical Association},
  pages={590 - 599}
  • M. Blackwell
  • Published 3 April 2017
  • Economics
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
ABSTRACT In democratic countries, voting is one of the most important ways for citizens to influence policy and hold their representatives accountable. And yet, in the United States and many other countries, rates of voter turnout are alarmingly low. Every election cycle, mobilization efforts encourage citizens to vote and ensure that elections reflect the true will of the people. To establish the most effective way of encouraging voter turnout, this article seeks to differentiate between (1… 
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