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A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers: Supplementary Materiel

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  • Daniel Diermeier

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    (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)

  • Michael Keane

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    (Department of Economics, Yale University)

  • Antonio Merlo

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    (Department of Economics, University of Pennsyvlania)

Abstract

This paper contains additional details about the model in our paper “A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers” (Diermeier, Keane and Merlo (2004)), as well as the computational methods we use to solve and estimate the model, and the construction of the data set.

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Paper provided by Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania in its series PIER Working Paper Archive with number 04-038.

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Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 01 Sep 2004
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Handle: RePEc:pen:papers:04-038

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Keywords: Political careers; politicians; elections; term limits;

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Cited by:
  1. Antonio Merlo & Vincenzo Galasso & Massimiliano Landi & Andrea Mattozzi, 2008. "The Labor Market of Italian Politicians," Working Papers 15-2008, Singapore Management University, School of Economics, revised Oct 2008.
  2. Ruben Enikolopov, 2011. "Are Bureaucrats Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?," Working Papers w0165, Center for Economic and Financial Research (CEFIR).

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