Articles 1 - 1 of 1
Full-Text Articles in Political Science
Investigating Economic Inequality And Voter Turnout In The Industrialized Democracies, Benjamin Freeman
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This paper investigates economic inequality and voter turnout in a sample of 21 industrialized democracies using a pooled time series model of elections from 1970 to 1999. The findings demonstrate a connection between inequality and voter turnout wherein increases in inequality lead to reductions in voter turnout. The ramifications for democratic accountability and representative democracy are discussed.