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26 Apr 2021

Politics and Society

Why wealthy voters support Brexit

The correlation between wealthy voters and Brexit has been widely characterized as a vote by economically left-behind voters. The authors of this working paper argue that wealth increases support for a change to the status quo.

The results show that individuals who lacked wealth are less likely to support leaving the EU, meaning they are more biased to the status quo.

Read the full paper here.

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