On the determinants of political polarization

Grechyna, Daryna (2016) On the determinants of political polarization. Economics Letters, 144 . pp. 10-14. ISSN 0165-1765 (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2016.04.018)

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In this article, we aim to identify the main determinants of political polarization using Bayesian Model Averaging to overcome the problem of model uncertainty. We find that the level of trust within a country and the degree of income inequality are the most robust determinants of political polarization.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Available online 22 April 2016
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 19431
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Depositing User: Daryna Grechyna
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2016 12:01
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2019 05:52
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/19431

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