Intended Electoral Participation in Transition Countries


Orviska, M., Caplanova, A. and Hudson, J., 2005. Intended Electoral Participation in Transition Countries. Economics of Governance, 6 (3), pp. 211-28.

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This paper examines the determinants of intended electoral participation. We analyze attitudes to both referenda and voting in national elections. Sample survey data are obtained from the Eurobarometer survey of transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The empirical results suggest that intended electoral participation increases with age, income and education. But attitudinal variables are also important and in particular confidence in the free market economy and satisfaction with the general development of the country impact positively on intended electoral participation.


Item Type Articles
CreatorsOrviska, M., Caplanova, A. and Hudson, J.
Uncontrolled Keywordsrent-seeking,elections,health,political economy,socialist systems and transitional economies,socialist institutions and their transitions,property rights (p260),and voting behavior (d720),models of political processes,legislatures,education and training,welfare,consumer economics,and poverty (p360)
DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Social & Policy Sciences
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Economics
ID Code9924


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