The Age of Cynical Voters

17/07/2019 | by Sławomir Sierakowski

Project Syndicate, Online, 17.07.2019

Category: Elections

Voters who support populist parties and leaders are making political choices that they know to be risky because they feel as though they have nothing to lose. As behavioral economists would predict, people become less risk-averse when the perceived choice is between “bad” and “worse.”

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