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Vote-Buying and Reciprocity

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  • Frederico Finan
  • Laura Schechter

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In this paper, how social preferences overcome the commitment problems implicit in vote-buying is examined. Data used for the study is a survey information on vote-buying experienced in a 2006 municipal election in Paraguay, with information on behavior in experiments carried out in 2002. [Working Paper No. 214].

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Keywords: vote buying; elections; paraguay; data; reciprocity; politicians; politics; economists; economic behavior; social preferences; altruism;

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