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What bothered voters about Hillary Clinton?

Some Democrats were put off by Clinton-related controversies in the months before the 2016 election....

How America voted in 2016: A generational divide?

Half of young Americans are either conservative or moderate. But many ideological moderates voted for Clinton in 2016....

Young people across Europe desire free and fair elections

Young Europeans want free and fair elections no less than middle-aged or older citizens. The following calculations of country-cohort averages show that young people -- in...

Can you believe the media? Evidence from 3 surveys

8,000 Americans were asked about the credibility of the media, as part of Voter Study Group, and the results suggest that there are still people...

Understanding the 2016 vote: Democratic turnout

Why did the election in 2016 turn out the way it did? One story is the that too many Democrats stayed home. Soon after the vote,...

Cynicism in America

Is the economic system "rigged"? Several presidential candidates claimed they believed it was -- and that they'd clean it up, if elected. "It's...

Can government spending meet expectations?

New demands and expectations The latest Fiscal Monitor report warns that more will be expected from fiscal actions in the future: The global economy is undergoing...

Interpersonal trust

In OECD countries, about 36% of interviewees expressed interpersonal trust. In Nordic countries over 60% of interviewees trust each other compared to less than 13% in...

An unequal recovery

Some time ago, I looked at wage growth in advanced economies since 2007 and saw that falling or stagnant wages were not just a southern-European disease:...

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