For concerned citizens, the worry is that too few vote. But strangely enough, for economists, the worry is that too *many* vote. This video explains why economists consider voting irrational. Which, in turn, is why economists consider it a puzzle or a paradox that millions regularly show up to vote.I'm working on the next part right now, which will probably be titled "Why People Vote".Transcript: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0ByP...My website: http://econcow.com/Music: “About That Oldie” by Vibe Tracks, “Summertime (Redux)” by Nicolai Heidlas, and "1950s Rock n' Roll Piano Riff" by rasputin1963.
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