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Popularity Functions Based on the Partisan Theory


  • Swank, O H


This paper presents popularity function estimates for U.S. presidents that are based on a model in which voters' evaluations reflect an understanding of partisan reputations for differing policies. Copyright 1993 by Kluwer Academic Publishers

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  • Swank, O H, 1993. "Popularity Functions Based on the Partisan Theory," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 75(4), pages 339-356, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:75:y:1993:i:4:p:339-56

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