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An Empirical Investigation of the Exposure to Covid-19 on the 2020 US Presidential Election. The Effect of Interracial Interaction on Preferences for Redistribution

CIIM Nicosia 21 Glafkou Kleride Avenue, Aglandjia

Research Seminar 15:30 pm, Thursday, 30 March 2023 The talk will discuss two working papers. The first paper investigates the effect of Covid-19 exposure on voting behavior in the 2020 US presidential elections. The goal is to shed light on how exposure to Covid-19 affects voting behavior, on what the results of the elections would be in the absence of the pandemic and whether this effect is the same for individuals with different demographic characteristics and different residential geographic locations. The second paper investigates whether living among people of different racial backgrounds influences one’s preferences for redistribution. We combine individual and [...]