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Many voters do not believe economists are impartial

Lait, Ashley and Cliffe, Mark (2019) Many voters do not believe economists are impartial. LSE Brexit (01 Dec 2019). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

More than half of Leave voters distrust the opinions of economists, and men, older voters and the less educated are more likely to mistrust them. Nonetheless, more than half of all voters say they want to find out more about the economic effects of leaving the EU. Alvin Birdi (University of Bristol), Ashley Lait (Economics Network) and Mark Cliffe (ING Group) warn that as the General Election approaches economists need to be extra careful to avoid accusations of political bias.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Additional Information: © 2019 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2020 14:24
Last Modified: 27 May 2020 23:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103527

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