Democracy Under Seige?

Timothy Hellwig, Yesola Kweon, Jack Vowles
Publication Date
July 30, 2020
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Democracy Under Siege?

Parties, Voters, and Elections After the Great Recession

Timothy Hellwig, Yesola Kweon, and Jack Vowles

Comparative Study of Electoral Systems

  • Traces the impact of rapid economic change on electoral politics before, during, and after the crisis events of 2008-2010
  • Includes evidence from post-election public opinion surveys in over thirty countries
  • Highlights role of cues from political parties in conditioning the voter response to economic downturns