Politicians’ willingness to agree: evidence from the interactions in twitter of Chilean deputies

@article{Henriquez2021PoliticiansWT,
  title={Politicians’ willingness to agree: evidence from the interactions in twitter of Chilean deputies},
  author={Pablo Henr'iquez and Jorge Sabat and Joseph Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of Information Technology \& Politics},
  year={2021}
}
Measuring the number of “likes" in Twitter and the number of bills voted in favor by the members of the Chilean Chambers of Deputies. We empirically study how signals of agreement in Twitter translates into cross-cutting voting during a high political polarization period of time. Our empirical analysis is guided by a spatial voting model that can help us to understand Twitter as a market of signals. Our model, which is standard for the public choice literature, introduces authenticity, an… 

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