Candidate quality in a Downsian Model with a continuous policy space

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Aragonès, Enriqueta; Xefteris, Dimitrios; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica;
(2011)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2011.12.008
  • Subject: Eleccions Models matemàtics | Nash, Varietats de | Candidate quality | Mixed strategies | Spatial competition

This paper characterizes a unique 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 candidat... View more
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