Ordinary Economic Voting Behavior in the Extraordinary Election of Adolf Hitler

@article{King2008OrdinaryEV,
  title={Ordinary Economic Voting Behavior in the Extraordinary Election of Adolf Hitler},
  author={Gary King and Ori Rosen and Martin A. Tanner and Alexander F. Wagner},
  journal={The Journal of Economic History},
  year={2008},
  volume={68},
  pages={951-996}
}
The enormous Nazi voting literature rarely builds on modern statistical or economic research. By adding these approaches, we find that the most widely accepted existing theories of this era cannot distinguish the Weimar elections from almost any others in any country. Via a retrospective voting account, we show that voters most hurt by the depression, and most likely to oppose the government, fall into separate groups with divergent interests. This explains why some turned to the Nazis and… Expand

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