Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/56505
Authors: 
Bischoff, Ivo
Egbert, Henrik
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
Joint discussion paper series in economics 05-2010
Abstract: 
We present an economic experiment on the impact of social information on voter behaviour and find strong support for bandwagon behaviour in voting decisions. In total, 418 subjects participated in the experiment. Bandwagon behaviour is found among both male and female subjects.
Subjects: 
bandwagon behaviour
social information
voting motives
economic experiment
JEL: 
C90
D72
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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