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Are legislators ideologues or the agents of constituents?

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  • Poole, Keith T. & Rosenthal, Howard, 1996. "Are legislators ideologues or the agents of constituents?," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(3-5), pages 707-717, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:40:y:1996:i:3-5:p:707-717
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