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Power laws in Elections A Survey

Maulana, Ardian and Situngkir, Hokky (2010) Power laws in Elections A Survey. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Empirical power laws in general elections are surveyed in Brazil, Mexico, India, and with focal analysis in Indonesia. The diversity of preference dynamics in voter’s social network and the way multi-party systems to be in its critical conditions are responsible for this pushing around the evolution of political system at general. For the special case of Indonesia, we report the existing robustness for levels of legislative elections throughout 1999 to 2009. We show that the scale free phenomena in different scales of aggregation and outline some analytical outlines and consequences that could be drawn referring to this.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:democracy, elections, power law.
Subjects:Electronic Publishing > Archives
Computer Science > Complexity Theory
Computer Science > Language
Computer Science > Statistical Models
ID Code:6934
Deposited By:maulana, ardian
Deposited On:13 Sep 2010 04:47
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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