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Electoral competition with privately-informed candidates

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  • Bernhardt, Dan
  • Duggan, John
  • Squintani, Francesco

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 58 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 1-29

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Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:58:y:2007:i:1:p:1-29

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  13. Bernhardt, Dan & Duggan, John & Squintani, Francesco, 2009. "Private polling in elections and voter welfare," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 144(5), pages 2021-2056, September.
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  1. Sandro Brusco & Jaideep Roy, 2011. "Aggregate uncertainty in the citizen candidate model yields extremist parties," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 83-104, January.
  2. Gul, Faruk & Pesendorfer, Wolfgang, 2009. "Partisan politics and election failure with ignorant voters," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 144(1), pages 146-174, January.
  3. Alejandro Saporiti, 2007. "Existence and uniqueness of Nash Equilibrium in electoral competition games: The hybrid case," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 0702, Economics, The University of Manchester.
  4. Michalis Drouvelis & Alejandro Saporiti & Nicolaas J. Vriend, 2013. "Political Motivations and Electoral Competition: Equilibrium Analysis and Experimental Evidence," Working Papers 710, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Economics and Finance.
  5. Gabriele Gratton, 2013. "Pandering and Electoral Competition," Discussion Papers 2012-22B, School of Economics, The University of New South Wales.
  6. Alejandro Saporiti, 2005. "On the existence of Nash equilibrium in electoral competition," Game Theory and Information 0504005, EconWPA.
  7. Demange, Gabrielle & Van Der Straeten, Karine, 2009. "A communication game on electoral platforms," TSE Working Papers 09-112, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
  8. Bernhardt, Dan & Duggan, John & Squintani, Francesco, 2009. "Private polling in elections and voter welfare," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 144(5), pages 2021-2056, September.
  9. Kazuya Kikuchi, 2012. "Multidimensional Political Competition with Non-Common Beliefs," Global COE Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series gd11-226, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  10. Wolfgang Pesendorfer, 2004. "Electoral Competition with Imperfectly Informed Voters," Theory workshop papers 658612000000000083, UCLA Department of Economics.
  11. Kikuchi, Kazuya, 2008. "Downsian Model with Asymmetric Information: Possibility of Policy Divergence," Discussion Papers 2008-06, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University.
  12. Matias Nunez, 2007. "Tax avoidance and the political appeal of progressivity," Working Papers hal-00243060, HAL.
  13. Kazuya Kikuchi, 2009. "Downsian Model with Asymmetric Information: Possibility of Policy Divergence," Global COE Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series gd08-029, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.

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