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Political cultures: measuring values heterogeneity

  • Lisa Blaydes (a1) and Justin Grimmer (a1)

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Using data from the World Values Survey, we analyze the extent to which value consensus exists within countries. To do this, we introduce a statistical model which allows us to generate country-level measures of cultural heterogeneity. Our statistical approach models each country as a mixture of subcultures that are shared across the world. Our results demonstrate that value consensus varies substantially across countries and regions.

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*Corresponding author. E-mail: blaydes@stanford.edu

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  • Lisa Blaydes (a1) and Justin Grimmer (a1)

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