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Minicurso «Information Aggregation in Elections»


Este curso organizado por el Instituto Milenio para la Investigación de Imperfecciones de Mercado y Políticas Públicas (MIPP) será dictado por S. Nageeb Ali, Associate Professor of Economics, Penn State University.

Resumen del curso
Elections are often seen as mechanisms to aggregate information dispersed in an electorate. But voters may vote strategically and draw inferences based on what other voters know. This mini-course will describe how voters may choose to vote, abstain, or communicate based on their inferences about the behavior of others. Finally, we will also focus on how adverse selection may naturally emerge in a political context, manifesting as voters being suspicious of