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Mathematics of Politics, Economics Methodology in Political Science

Author(s): † prof. RNDr. Ing. František Turnovec CSc.,
Type: Article in collection
Year: 2010
Number: 0
ISSN / ISBN: ISBN 978-80-8078-364-8
Published in: Quantitative Methods in Economics, Proceedings of the International Conference, 6th-8th October 2010, Smolenice, Slovakia
Publishing place: Bratislava
Keywords: economics, mathematics, politics, power, voting
JEL codes: A120,A130,C700
Suggested Citation: Turnovec F. (2010), Mathematics of Politics, Econoics Methodology in Political Science. In: (M. Reiff, M. Lukáčik, eds.), Quantitative Methods in Economics, Proceedings of the International Conference 6th-8th October 2010, Smolenice, Slovakia, 220-232.
Grants: GACR 402/09/1066: Political Economy of Voting Behavior: Rational Voter Theory and Models of Strategic Voting IES Research Framework Institutional task (2005-2011) Integration of the Czech economy into European union and its development
Abstract: In this paper the concept of politometrics is proposed, defined in a similar way as Ragnar Frisch in 1932 had defined the econometrics: as the discipline summarizing application of mathematical and statistical techniques to political science problems and theories. Different possible topics of politometrics are discussed, such as models of voting, measures of influence in committee systems and regression models of socio-demographic determinants of voters’ behavior. Relevant research agenda is briefly outlined.
Downloadable: Mathematics of Politics

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