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The economics of voting

  • Nurkholisoh Ibnu Aman


| Wed, April 1 2009 | 09:37 am

PREMIUM In the immediate future, citizens of Indonesia will engage in two direct elections, one to choose members of parliament and to elect the country's president and vice president. With more than 170 million eligible voters spread over approximately 17,000 islands, it will easily be one of the largest direct elections in the world. But what do these elections look like through an economic l...