Party platforms with endogenous party membership
AbstractThis paper proposes and analyzes a model of how the behavior of voters and that of potential party activists together determine party membership and the ideological characteristics of party platforms. Membership decisions are based on expressive motivations, whereas platforms are chosen strategically. Part of the ideological spectrum may remain outside both parties because of alienation or indifference.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Munich, Department of Economics in its series Munich Reprints in Economics with number 19298.
Date of creation: 2003
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Publication status: Published in Public Choice 1-2 117(2003): pp. 79-98
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