Does Income Inequality enter into an Aggregate Model of Voter Turnout? Evidence from Canada and Indian States*
J. Stephen Ferris (),
Bharatee Bhusana Dash () and
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Bharatee Bhusana Dash: Department of Economics, Xavier University
No 21-09, Carleton Economic Papers from Carleton University, Department of Economics
Conflict theory argues that greater income inequality induces greater political and electoral participation. Relative power theory argues that greater inequality leads to political alienation and electoral disengagement.
Keywords: voter turnout; income inequality; Canadian time series and ARDL modeling; Indian state panel data; nonlinear relationships. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D72 D78 H62 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 29 pages
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