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dc.contributor.advisor Kranton, Rachel en_US
dc.contributor.author Valasek, Justin en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-29T16:39:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-29T16:39:42Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5633
dc.description Dissertation en_US
dc.description.abstract <p>This dissertation explores the connection between voter turnout and candidate polarization. The first chapter considers a voting game with turnout and endogenous candidates, and maps the equilibria of the game under different assumptions regarding citizen's preferences over policy. The second chapter considers the impact of measures to increase turnout on political polarization.</p> en_US
dc.subject Economics en_US
dc.title Essays in Political Economy en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US
dc.department Economics en_US

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