Troubles with voters ... and those who try to fix them

Challenging Democracy - 9th Dialogue on Science of the Academia Engelberg Foundation 2010 Professor Arthur Lupia, University of Michigan, disagreed with the assumption according to which citizens know too little about politics these days. It is widely believed that citizens who cannot give correct answers to political questions make the wrong decisions. But for Lupia, this is the erroneous approach: "People can only make the right decisions if they have all the necessary information." It...