2016

Prospect theory & populism

2016-05-24 Bullfax.com

Does prospect theory help explain support for Brexit in the UK and for Donald Trump in the US, Bullfax asks. The author refers to research by Henrik Jordahl, IFN: "as Henrik Jordahl has shown, inequality breeds distrust so that even on those (rare?) occasions when elites are correct, many voters don’t believe them. Perhaps, therefore, support for Trump and Brexit are not so much diseases as symptoms of a wider malady."

Does prospect theory help explain support for Brexit in the UK and for Donald Trump in the US? - See more at: http://www.bullfax.com/?q=node-prospect-theory-populism#sthash.I96A5rre.dpuf
Does prospect theory help explain support for Brexit in the UK and for Donald Trump in the US? - See more at: http://www.bullfax.com/?q=node-prospect-theory-populism#sthash.I96A5rre.dpuf
 

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