Posts by Daniel Laurison

Daniel Laurison, Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics

Inequality and the electoral system

To understand the relationship between economic and political inequality, look at what campaign professionals do (and don’t do) As Stephanie Mudge pointed out here in February, the rise in economic inequality over the last three decades has corresponded with a decline in voter participation across the OECD nations.  In the United States (and the United Kingdom), the rate of voting … Continue reading

3 April 2014 by Daniel Laurison
Categories: Economics, Political theory, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment Tags: , , ,