Candidate quality in a Downsian Model with a Continuous Policy Space

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Aragonés, Enriqueta; Xefteris, Dimitrios;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Econometric Society
  • Related identifiers: handle: 10261/35523
  • Subject: Nash, Varietats de | Candidate quality | Eleccions -- Models matemàtics | spatial competition; mixed strategies; candidate quality | Mixed strategies | Spatial competition
    arxiv: Computer Science::Computer Science and Game Theory

This paper characterizes a mixed strategy Nash equilibrium in a one-dimensional Downsian model of two-candidate elections with a continuous policy space, where candidates are office motivated and one candidate enjoys a non- policy advantage over the other candidate. We ... View more
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