Photo Attribution The 54th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2017 Conference Program

Polarization and Public Opinion


Saturday, March 4
8:00am — 9:30am

Beauregard Room

Polarization and Public Opinion

Session Chair: Hans Pitlik
Session Organizer: Public Choice Society President


Media Competition with Targeted Advertising: How Media Polarization Attenuates Political Polarization
Presenter: Benjamin Ogden
Co-Author(s): Gupta, Samarth
Discussant: Hans Pitlik


Is political polarization driven by economic crises?
Presenter: Hans Pitlik
Co-Author(s): Martin Rode
Discussant: Hernan Winkler


The Effect of Income Inequality on Political Polarization: Evidence from European Regions, 2002-2014
Presenter: Hernan Winkler
Discussant: Tetsuro Okazaki


Valence, Endoesement and Media Diversity
Presenter: Tetsuro Okazaki
Discussant: M. Garrett Roth


Sixty Years of Pandering? The Nature and Extent of "Social Desirability Bias" in Political Opinion
Presenter: M. Garrett Roth
Discussant: Benjamin Ogden