Tag: Risk

How will our perceptions of risks and losses affect the November 2022 election?

How the Competing Narratives of Risk and Loss will affect the November 2022 Elections


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Election 2022 is shaping up to be the most consequential election since 2020! Democrats fear the loss of rights and our very democracy. The stakes are quite high. For Republicans, they have only their old tropes to stir up fear and angst with. Which will turn out the base?

Using Risk and Uncertainty to Handicapping Elections

Election 2020: Handicapping the Nomination: What do Risk and Uncertainty Tell Us?


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Okay, it’s a bit long in the tooth, but it’s worth it to figure out whose gonna win, right? My predictions have a history of being accurate. Stop laughing. I’m serious.

Anywho, I go through and discuss each of the top four candidates chances using behavioral economics decision making under uncertainty, specifically focused on how people react to perceived risk. If there were ever a risk election, brother this would be it. This is a high risk election.

Trump’s Anger Drives Down Impeachment Polling


Real live controlled psychological studies have demonstrated that angry reactions to accusations result in higher status being given to white men! Not so much to women and the not-whites (could be a band name, amirite?). What does that tell us about the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s strategy for resisting Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to probe him?

Fear of Change; Embracing Change

Trump vs. Obama: a new theory of why Republicans and Democrats fight – Vox


A re-blogging of an interview of March Hetherington by Exra Klein on Vox.com. They discuss Hetherington and Weiler’s theory that the political divide between Repubes and Dems is based on how each side views the world. The Repubes view the world as fundamentally dangerous, the Dems as safer. I add that makes Repubes risk averse and Dems risk tolerant. Let me know what you think in the comments.

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