Political Science and Political Economy
The Political Science and Political Economy (PSPE) research programme brings together faculty and PhD students who do quantitative and/or formal research on political institutions, political behaviour, public policy, and political economy.
The programme is co-sponsored by STICERD and the LSE Government Department.
Conformity and individuals' response to information about aggregate turnout
How do voters react to information about aggregate turnout? Do high turnout levels mobilize or discourage citizens to vote? In this paper André Blais and Rafael Hortala-Vallve argue that it depends on individuals' degree of conformity. Read more...