Essays about: "Election"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 291 essays containing the word Election.

  1. 1. Biased While Betting on Bernie? A cross-sectional and panel data analysis of prediction error in U.S. election prediction markets from 2015 to 2020

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Daniel Evans; [2021]
    Keywords : prediction markets; political science; behavioral economics; U.S. elections; bias;

    Abstract : A consensus seems to have emerged that political prediction markets can lose predictive power when certain efficiency criteria are not met. With a cross-sectional dataset of 570 prediction markets about U.S. elections and a panel dataset with 6,465 days of trading from PredictIt. READ MORE

  2. 2. PROMOTING ELECTORAL TURNOUT THROUGH VOTING ADVICE APPLICATIONS? A comparative approach between the Swedish parliamentary election 2018 and the European Parliament election 2019

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Evertsson; [2020-11-25]
    Keywords : Voting Advice Applications; VAAs; elections; Sweden; European Union; European Parliament; European Parliament elections; Swedish parliamentary elections; first-order elections; second-order elections; voting behaviour; electoral turnout; second-order election theory; rational choice theory; election campaigns; campaign efforts;

    Abstract : As the only directly elected institution within the European Union (EU), the European Parliament (EP) elections aim to function as the clear link between the citizens and the EU. However, the EP elections are characterized by low turnout and lack of interest compared to national elections. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Decentralized Voting System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Fahmi Abdulqadir Ahmed; Gustaf Engström; Omar Hindawi; Tom Tobiasson; Melker Veltman; Oskar Wallgren; [2020-10-30]
    Keywords : Decentralized; Voting; Election; Blockchain; Hyperledger; Sawtooth; Consensus; Transaction Processor; Distributed Systems;

    Abstract : The target of the project "A Decentralized Voting System" is to investigate whetherrecent developments in distributed systems can make a decentralized voting systemcapable of replacing the current systems in place. The current voting systems thatare taken into account are primarily democratic electoral voting systems, such asthe Swedish national electoral voting system. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE MEPS OF THE EPP AND THE EUROPEAN PILLAR OF SOCIAL RIGHTS - Voting to serve Europe, the nation or themselves?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tove Artonius; [2020-09-08]
    Keywords : Decision-making; election-seeking; policy-seeking; office-seeking;

    Abstract : The initiative of the European pillar of social rights was supposed to bring the European Union onestep closer towards a more social Europe and the European Parliament (EP) approved the finalresolution in January 2017. However, the result of this resolution revealed some interesting votingbehavior of the European people’s party (EPP). READ MORE

  5. 5. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO PUNISH THE CORRUPT? An experiment on the impact of clean alternatives and information credibility in elections featuring corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mattis Bygdén; [2020-09-01]
    Keywords : Corruption; democratic accountability; voter behavior; clean alternatives; information credibility;

    Abstract : A recurrent issue in democratic societies is the re-election of corrupt politicians to public office. Researchers have identified several causes for why this may be. READ MORE