A model of endogenous political party platforms

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dc.contributor.author Gomberg, Andrei
dc.contributor.author Marhuenda Hurtado, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Ortuño Ortín, Ignacio Isidro
dc.contributor.other Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-13T13:14:46Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-13T13:14:46Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4208
dc.description.abstract We develop a model of endogenous party platform formation in a multidimensional policy space. Party platforms depend on the composition of the parties’ primary electorate. The overall social outcome is taken to be a weighted average of party platforms and individuals vote strategically. Equilibrium is defined to obtain when no group of voters can shift the social outcome in its favor by deviating and the party platforms are consistent with their electorate. We provide sufficient conditions for existence and study the robustness properties of the sorting equilibria.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP-AD
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2003-12
dc.subject.other Political Economy
dc.subject.other Endogenous Party Formation
dc.subject.other Multimensional Space
dc.title A model of endogenous political party platforms
dc.type workingPaper
dc.relation.publisherversion http://www.ivie.es/downloads/docs/wpasad/wpasad-2003-12.pdf
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
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