An Alternative Approach to Valence Advantage in Spatial Competition
AbstractThis paper explores a two-candidate spatial voting model, where one candidate has a valence advantage. Contrary to previous models, we introduce a multiplicative advantage, rather than an additive one. This takes into account the possible interaction between the quality of a candidate and his policy platform. This leads to a strikingly different model, in which all extreme voters support the favored candidate. Copyright � 2008 Blackwell Publishing, Inc..
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Volume (Year): 10 (2008)
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