Paolo Ghirardato, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Via Real Collegio 30, 10024 Moncalieri (TO), Italy (email@example.com). Jonathan N. Katz, DHSS (228-77), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Indecision Theory: Weight of Evidence and Voting Behavior
Article first published online: 8 AUG 2006
Journal of Public Economic Theory
Volume 8, Issue 3, pages 379–399, August 2006
How to Cite
GHIRARDATO, P. and KATZ, J. N. (2006), Indecision Theory: Weight of Evidence and Voting Behavior. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 8: 379–399. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9779.2006.00269.x
A more extended version of this paper, discussing some extensions of the model presented here, is available as Caltech Social Science Working Paper No. 1106R with the title “Indecision Theory: Quality of Information and Voting Behavior.” We are very grateful to Alessandro Lizzeri for many detailed comments, and to Doug Bernheim, Peter Bossaerts, Colin Camerer, Tim Feddersen, Michel Le Breton, Tom Palfrey, Ken Shotts, John Conley, and two referees, and to audiences at Caltech, UCLA, the Department of Political Science at UC-San Diego, the 1999 Wallis Conference on Political Economy, and the 2001 SITE Conference for helpful comments and discussion. Jonathan Katz thanks the John M. Olin Foundation for a Faculty Fellowship supporting his research. URLs: http://web.econ.unito.it/gma/ghiro.html and http://jkatz.caltech.edu.
- Issue published online: 8 AUG 2006
- Article first published online: 8 AUG 2006
- Received July 25, 2003; Accepted April 5, 2005.
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