November 1, 2012
Vote as Often as You Like... for a Price
Steven Levitt, Freakonomics
With the U.S. presidential election nearly here, everyone seems to have politics on their mind. Unlike most people, economists tend to have an indifference towards voting. The way economists see it, the chances of an individual’s vote influencing an election outcome is vanishingly small, so unless it is fun to vote, it doesn’t make much sense to do so.
TAGGED: Voting, Economics