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A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers: Supplementary Materiel

  • Daniel Diermeier


    (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)

  • Michael Keane


    (Department of Economics, Yale University)

  • Antonio Merlo


    (Department of Economics, University of Pennsyvlania)

This paper contains additional details about the model in our paper “A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers” (Diermeier, Keane and Merlo (2004)), as well as the computational methods we use to solve and estimate the model, and the construction of the data set.

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Paper provided by Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania in its series PIER Working Paper Archive with number 04-038.

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Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 01 Sep 2004
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Handle: RePEc:pen:papers:04-038
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  5. Daniel Diermeier & Michael Keane & Antonio Merlo, 2002. "A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers," PIER Working Paper Archive 04-037, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, revised 01 Sep 2004.
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  7. Jacob Mincer, 1958. "Investment in Human Capital and Personal Income Distribution," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 66, pages 281.
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