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Electoral competition with policy-motivated candidates

  • Duggan, John
  • Fey, Mark

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 51 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 490-522

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Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:51:y:2005:i:2:p:490-522
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