Randall Akee
UCLA, LUSKIN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS. Associate Professor of Public Policy. Research interests include Labor Economics, Economic Development and Migration.

Voting and Income

February 7, 2019

The Issue:

Voter turnout in the United States is vastly unequal: richer people are more likely to vote than poorer people. If the poor are less likely to vote then they have a lower probability of having their interests and preferences reflected in public policy. While the association between higher family incomes

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