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The Role of Ethnic Identity and Economic Issues in the 2007 Kenyan Elections.

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This paper investigates the factors that shaped Kenyan’s voting intentions in the 2007 presidential election. Using data from a public opinion survey conducted two weeks before the election we are able to evaluate the relative importance of what shaped voting behavior comprehensively, taking into account factors such as ethnicity, access to public services, incidence of poverty and wealth differences across ethnic groups and across generations. We find strong evidence that ethnic identity was...

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Publisher:
CSAE (University of Oxford)
Series:
CSAE Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2010-01-01
Language:
English
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uuid:0d2914f1-e88c-4ae6-8e9f-074cadd5c769
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14534
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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