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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Abstract

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
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 19431
Notes on copyright: © 2016 The Author.
This is an open access article under the CCBY-NCND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
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Depositing User: Daryna Grechyna
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2016 12:01
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2019 21:57
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/19431

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