Mixed equilibrium in a Downsian model with a favored candidate

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Enriqueta Aragonés; Thomas R. Palfrey;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: Microeconomics | candidate quality | mixed strategies | spatial competition | Spatial competition, mixed strategies, candidate quality
    • jel: jel:D72

This paper examines competition in the standard one-dimensional Downsian model of two-candidate elections, but where one candidate (A) enjoys an advantage over the other candidate (D). Voters' preferences are Euclidean, but any voter will vote for candidate A over candi... View more
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