Ideas of India
Ideas of India
Dec 23, 2021
Apurav Bhatiya on Synchronized Elections and Voter Behavior
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This episode is the 11th in a miniseries of weekly short episodes featuring young scholars entering the academic job market who discuss their latest research. In this episode, Shruti talks with Apurav Yash Bhatiya about how voters behave in simultaneous versus sequential elections, possible reasons why they behave differently, politicians’ use of the bully pulpit and much more. They discussed his paper titled “Behavioral Voters in a Decentralized Democracy” (coauthored with Vimal Balasubramaniam and Sabyasachi Das). Bhatiya is a Ph.D. student in economics at the University of Warwick. His research areas include political economy, development, and labor economics.

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