Why do voters incur costs to participate in large elections? This paper proposes an exploratory analysis of the implications of evolutionary Kantian morality for this classical problem in the economic theory of voting: the costly participation problem.
voter turnout; voting, ethical voter; homo moralis; Kantian morality;
Ingela Alger, and Jean-François Laslier, “Homo moralis goes to the voting booth: a new theory of voter turnout”, TSE Working Paper, n. 21-1193, February 2021.
TSE Working Paper, n. 21-1193, February 2021