How can we assess the impact of deliberation on people's votes?

Dialogues économiques
Consensus conferences, citizens' assemblies, neighbourhood councils, etc. Since the 1980s, deliberation has emerged as a response to the crisis of democracy. But how do you measure its value and impact? For the first time, a team of researchers has studied the role of the tools used to gather participants' opinions.
May 22nd 2024
Sy M. M., Figuières C., Rey-Valette H., HowarthR. B., De Wit, R., 2022, « Valuation of ecosystem services and social choice : The impact of deliberation in the context of two different aggregation rules ». Social Choice and Welfare.

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