Influential tech people might have different political views compare to other elites. Credit: Brian Solis [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Tech entrepreneurs have their own unique political views  - science news

A new study suggests tech entrepreneurs have different political views compared to other mainstream economic categories.

Technology innovators tend to support liberal social and redistributive policies, but they have a more conservative approach when it comes to regulation and labor unions. Technology entrepreneurs scored low on measures of authoritarianism and racial resentment, but high on cosmopolitanism.

As previous generations of economic elites did, it is likely that tech entrepreneurs will try to use their power to influence political decisions. Therefore, this study is important because it allows us to get insight into what the entrepreneurs might actually want to change.

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Scientific publication: American Journal of Political Science