The incumbency effects of signalling

Much literature on political behaviour treats politicians as motivated by re-election, choosing actions to signal their types to voters. We identify a novel implication of incumbent signalling. Because incumbents only care about clearing a re-election hurdle, signals will tend to cluster just above...

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Main Author: Caselli, Francesco
Cunningham, Tom
Morelli, Massimo
de Barreda, Inés Moreno
Format: Journal Article
Place of publication: Wiley 01.07.2014
Data of publication: 2014-07
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: LSE Research Online
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