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Published: 03 August 2021

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780198832928

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Beyond Turnout

How Compulsory Voting Shapes Citizens and Political Parties

Shane P. Singh

Comparative Politics

  • A comprehensive study on compulsory voting and its uses
  • Provides an extremely thorough review of the literature on compulsory voting
  • Presents information about various empirical methods for identifying the causal impact of compulsory voting, and collects data from Argentina to estimate a regression discontinuity model
  • Uses sophisticated quantitative models, and reports results through figures in a clear, easy to interpret manner
  • Compares compulsory voting with other policies aimed at boosting turnout

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