Evolution of political support when policies are for sale

  • Etienne Farvaque, Gaël Lagadec, +13 authors Antonio Savoia
  • Published 2009


This article analyses the dynamics of electoral promises, building on an electoral competition model with endogenous policies. It extends the literature by considering sanctions from the electorate and lobbies when the incumbent does not satisfy the expected performance she promised to deliver. This framework allows to deal with the intertemporal dimension… (More)


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