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Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (English)

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Voters commonly face a choice between competent candidates and those with policy preferences similar to their own. This paper explores how electoral rules, such as district magnitude, mediate this trade-off and affect the composition of representative...  See More +

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  • Beath, Andrew; Christia, Fotini; Egorov, Georgy; Enikolopov, Ruben;
  • 2015/07/13 11:18:03
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7361
  • 1
  • 1
  • Afghanistan
  • South Asia
  • 2015/07/13 11:12:51
  • Disclosed
  • Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan
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