INFORMATIONAL CONSTRAINT AND FOCAL POINT CONVERGENCE

@article{Abizadeh2001INFORMATIONALCA,
  title={INFORMATIONAL CONSTRAINT AND FOCAL POINT CONVERGENCE},
  author={Arash Abizadeh},
  journal={Rationality and Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={13},
  pages={136 - 99}
}
  • A. Abizadeh
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Rationality and Society
Plurality-rule national Baha'i elections are an anomaly among democratic elections, providing the opportunity for novel insights into institutional theory: while the pool of candidates consists of several thousand individuals, there are tight institutional constraints on information and communication regarding voters' preferences - nominations and campaigning are banned. Contrary to the expectations of received rational choice institutional theory, however, no institutional mechanisms… Expand
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