Tag Archives: Elections

Democracy’s feet of clay

Do people make good choices when they vote? *Can* they? How come most of us, most of the time, don’t do crazy things? We make hundreds of decisions every day – lots of small ones, and once in a while … Continue reading

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A voter’s burden

(featured image: carnagenyc) Voting, like so many things in life, is about the difficult task of weighing up many, often conflicting options. Maybe a (behavioural) economics perspective can help cut through it? On 18 April, Prime Minister Theresa May called a … Continue reading

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