Decomposition of Valence and Paradox of Primary Election
When does a political party decide to hold a primary election to choose a candidate for the next election, and when does an incumbent decide to announce his/her political retirement? Furthermore, if they make decisions interactively, how do their decisions affect the quality � �valence� � of the candidate who ends up running for the party? In this paper, we examine these questions by modeling a simple strategic game between a party and an incumbent in the context of Australia where political...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||Proceedings of APSA Conference 2011: Crisis, Uncertainty and Democracy|
|Access Rights:||Open Access|
|01_Abjorensen_Decomposition_of_Valence_and_2011.pdf||141.88 kB||Adobe PDF|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.