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Uncooperative Society, Uncooperative Politics or Both? How Trust, Polarization and Populism Explain Excess Mortality for COVID-19 across European regions


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Title: Uncooperative Society, Uncooperative Politics or Both? How Trust, Polarization and Populism Explain Excess Mortality for COVID-19 across European regions
Authors: Charron, Nicholas
Lapuente, Victor
Rodriguez-Pose, Andrés
Issue Date: Dec-2020
Publication type: article, other scientific
Organization: The QoG institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2020:12
Abstract: Why have some territories performed better than others in the fight against COVID-19? This paper uses a novel dataset on excess mortality, trust and political polarization for 153 European regions to explore the role of social and political divisions in the remarkable regional differences in excess mortality during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. First, we argue that it is not only levels, but also variations in trust among citizens – in particular, between government supporters and ... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
Related work: https://www.gu.se/sites/default/files/2020-12/2020_12_Charron_Lapuente_Rodriguez-Pose.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67189
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