17.264 Electoral Politics


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Analyzes elections in light of theories about voters, parties, and candidates. Topics include election laws and reforms, and the formation of governments. Focus is mainly on US elections, though other democracies are also examined. Familiarity with statistics recommended but not required. Open to qualified undergraduates.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.264 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Caughey.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2012 Subject Evaluations, 17.264 was rated 7.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the 17.264 Class Site site or on the 17.264 Stellar site.

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