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Coordination, focal points and voting in strategic situations: a natural experiment


  • Ganna Pogrebna


  • Pavlo Blavatskyy



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  • Ganna Pogrebna & Pavlo Blavatskyy, 2009. "Coordination, focal points and voting in strategic situations: a natural experiment," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 140(1), pages 125-143, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:140:y:2009:i:1:p:125-143
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-009-9415-1

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    1. Di Bartolomeo Giovanni & Papa Stefano, 2016. "Miscommunication in an investment game with one-way messages," wp.comunite 00123, Department of Communication, University of Teramo.

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    Coordination; Focal point; Voting in strategic situations; C72; C93; D72;

    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • C93 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Field Experiments
    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior


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