Published on the LSE Media Policy Project blog on 16, September 2014 With just a couple of days to go and opinion polls showing a strongly polarised electorate in Scotland, the only certainty is that the result of the independence … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2014
The main findings of my working paper on information and voting intentions during the campaign for the Scottish referendum have been picked up by several news outlets: The Guardian – Referendum: Study finds those with more info are more likely to … Continue reading
In May 2014, together with Céline Colombo we carried out an experiment on the Scottish independence referendum at BLUE Lab at the University of Edinburgh. Assuming that the results of the experiment are representative of the trends in the electorate, … Continue reading
Pubblicato sull’Huffington Post – 17 settembre 2014 C’è un argomento che colpisce particolarmente nel dibattito sull’indipendenza della Scozia. È l’idea che una volta separati dal Regno Unito gli Scozzesi possano creare una nazione più “giusta” e meno diseguale. Il partito … Continue reading
The following table provides further clarification on why the results of our study cannot be driven by the fact that pro-independence arguments were more convincing than opposite arguements. Results indicate: 1. A strong correlation between voting intentions and evaluation of … Continue reading
My working paper “Shaping voting intentions: An experimental study on the role of information in the Scottish independence referendum” has just been published in the EUDO working paper series of the European University Institute. The paper is available here.