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Asymmetric Information and the Electoral Momentum of Public Opinion Polls

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  • Cukierman, Alex, 1991. "Asymmetric Information and the Electoral Momentum of Public Opinion Polls," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 70(2), pages 181-213, May.
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