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Kostas Gemenis
Empowering Citizens in the Digital Age: Lessons from Voting Advice Applications
 

 

Voting Advice Applications (VAAs) have emerged as technological solutions that aim to reduce the information asymmetries inherent among citizens of different educational and income groups with a view to helping them make informed political choices. Despite the popularity of these tools, however, it is not at all clear whether they have achieved their goals. This presentation by Kostas Gemenis summarizes some of the research investigating the potential effects of VAAs on political knowledge, political participation, and voting behavior.


 
Kostas Gemenis is Senior Researcher at the MPIfG.
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