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Young people exposed to an epidemic have less trust in political institutions for the rest of their lives

Giray Aksoy, Cavet, Eichengreen, Barry and Saka, Orkun (2020) Young people exposed to an epidemic have less trust in political institutions for the rest of their lives. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (24 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

What impact will the Covid-19 outbreak have on levels of political trust? Cevat Giray Aksoy, Barry Eichengreen and Orkun Saka find that individuals who experience epidemics in their impressionable years display less confidence in political leaders, governments, and elections for the rest of their lives.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 09:03
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105765

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