Campaign rhetoric: A model of reputation

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Aragonés, Enriqueta; Postlewaite, Andrew;
  • Subject: electoral campaigns | Microeconomics | Electoral campaigns, reputation, commitment | reputation | commitment
    • jel: jel:D72
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY

We analyze conditions under which a candidate's campaign rhetoric may affect the beliefs of the voters over what policy the candidate will implement in case he wins the election. We develop a model of repeated elections with complete information in which can... View more
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