• Article  

      Multidimensional electoral competition between differentiated candidates 

      Xefteris, Dimitrios (2017)
      It is known that multidimensional Downsian competition fails to admit an equilibrium in pure strategies unless very stringent conditions on the distribution of voters' bliss points are imposed (Plott, 1967). This paper ...
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      Simple centrifugal incentives in spatial competition 

      Xefteris, Dimitrios; Laussel, D.; Breton, Michel Le (2017)
      This paper studies the effects of introducing centrifugal incentives in an otherwise standard Downsian model of electoral competition. First, we demonstrate that a symmetric equilibrium is guaranteed to exist when centrifugal ...