Category: Politics

Quotes and comments: Knowledge about ignorance: New directions in the study of political information (Ilya Somin)

Knowledge About Ignorance New Directions in the Study of Political Information Quotes from   If political ignorance is rational and most voters choose not to learn much about politics for that reason, widespread ignorance is…

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Recent paper about democracy and self-assessment/Dunning-Kruger

More mainstream article that mentioned the study: http://news.yahoo.com/people-arent-smart-enough-democracy-flourish-scientists-185601411.html The actual paper: A Mathematical Model of Democratic Elections Original Dunning-Kruger paper: unskilledandunaware “Abstract: Democratic election is the preferred method for determining political administrators nowadays. The intention…

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