Essays about: "voter turnout"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words voter turnout.

  1. 1. 100 Years of Women's Vote in Poland: Socioeconomic Determinants of Women's Voting Behaviour.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexandra Beerkens; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; Poland; probit model; voter turnout; voting behaviour;

    Abstract : This research paper examines whether socioeconomic characteristics and opinions on gender roles consistently differentiate men and women in their choices to vote and their political preferences by applying the probit model to the Polish General Social Survey and International Social Survey Programme data. The analysis shows that despite the changing times and opinions, region, place of residence and employment status can be regarded as factors driving the voter turnout among women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Participation and Development : Operationalizing and testing the correlation between inclusive political institutions and economic development.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matias Otero Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Inclusive institutions; economic growth; development; democracy; voter turnout;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to clarify the correlation between economic development and inclusive political institutions. Research in the field of development economics highlights the importance of durable institutions for sustained economic growth. Daron Acemoglu and James A. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trust and Turnout : An Empirical Study of South African Voters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Andersson; Nora Lindvall; [2018]
    Keywords : Electoral participation; Factor analysis; Factor scores; Logistic regression; South Africa; Voter turnout; Voting; World Values Survey;

    Abstract : Scholars have proposed the idea that trust influences individuals’ choice to vote or abstain. However, there is uncertainty about the composition of trust and its effect on voter turnout. The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between interpersonal and institutional trust and voter turnout in South Africa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does internet voting in Estonia affect voter turnout?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Tove Wigartz; [2017-09-11]
    Keywords : Difference-in-difference; fixed effects; internet voting; voter turnout; Estonia;

    Abstract : Department of EconomicsSchool of Business, Economics and Law.... READ MORE

  5. 5. The Discreet Charm of (Not) Casting a Vote A study of an effect of election campaigns on turnout for the Legislative Elections in France in 2012, the General Elections in the United Kingdom in 2015 and the European Parliament 2014 Elections in both countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lesia Dubenko; [2017]
    Keywords : Elections; United Kingdom; France; European Parliament; Electoral Systems; Election Campaigns; Media; Turnout; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates why the variance in turnout for national and European Parliament elections is lower in France than in the United Kingdom. Based on the Most Similar System Design, it hypothesises that the variance is explained by the difference in the election campaigns conduct, following France’s and the United Kingdom’s switch of electoral systems for the European Parliament Elections. READ MORE