Satisfaction , Alternatives , Investments and the Microfoundations of Audience Cost Models

@inproceedings{Hoffman2014SatisfactionA,
  title={Satisfaction , Alternatives , Investments and the Microfoundations of Audience Cost Models},
  author={Aaron M. Hoffman and Christopher Agnew and N. Tomooka V. Duncan},
  year={2014}
}
In this paper, we suggest that the Investment Model of Commitment, developed in social psychology, offers a solution to an important microfoundational issue in audience cost theory. Audience cost models are useful for thinking about the foreign policy behaviors of democratic and non-democratic states. However, they often assume that citizens reliably… CONTINUE READING