A Theory of Rigid Estremist and Flexible Moderates with an Empirical Application to the U.S. Congress
AbstractA theory is developed which predicts that people with relatively extreme opinions are relativly rigid in that they are less inclined to modify their opinions. That extremists tend to be rigid and moderates tend to be flexible is found to hold for members of Congress.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Wellesley College - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 96-09.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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