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A Model of Presidential Debates

@article{Klunover2019AMO,
  title={A Model of Presidential Debates},
  author={Doron Klunover and John Morgan},
  journal={arXiv: General Economics},
  year={2019}
}
Presidential debates are viewed as providing an important public good by revealing information on candidates to voters. We consider an endogenous model of presidential debates in which an incumbent and a challenger (who is privately informed about her own quality) publicly announce whether they are willing to participate in a public debate, taking into account that a voter's choice of candidate depends on her beliefs regarding the candidates' qualities and on the state of nature.It is found… Expand

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