ELECTIONS AND THE THEORY OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS: A SURVEY AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS

Rebecca Morton, Charles Cameron

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Abstract

The formal theory of campaign contributions in elections has expanded in the past decade. The basic assumptions and results of these models are examined and analyzed. The assumptions of the models are often inappropriate for the political actors considered and the results are sometimes not empirically supported. We suggest ways in which these models may be altered to alleviate some of these problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-108
Number of pages30
JournalEconomics & Politics
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1992

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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