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Candidate quality in a Downsian Model with a continuous policy space
Xefteris, Dimitrios; Aragonés, Enriqueta (2011)This paper characterizes a mixed strategy Nash equilibrium in a onedimensional Downsian model of twocandidate elections with a continuous policy space, where candidates are office motivated and one candidate enjoys a ...

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Candidate quality in a Downsian model with a continuous policy space
Xefteris, Dimitrios; Aragonés, Enriqueta (2012)This paper characterizes a unique mixed strategy Nash equilibrium in a onedimensional Downsian model of twocandidate elections with a continuous policy space, where candidates are office motivated and one candidate enjoys ...

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Candidate quality in a Downsian model with a continuous policy space
Xefteris, Dimitrios; Aragonés, Enriqueta (2012)This paper characterizes a unique mixed strategy Nash equilibrium in a onedimensional Downsian model of twocandidate elections with a continuous policy space, where candidates are office motivated and one candidate enjoys ...

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Candidate quality in a Downsian Model with a continuous policy space
Xefteris, Dimitrios; Aragonés, Enriqueta (2011)

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Candidate valence in a spatial model with entry
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2016)

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Citizens or Clients? Evidence on Opportunistic Voting from a Natural Experiment in Greece
Matakos, Konstantinos; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2016)

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Constitutional Design and Political Communication
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2009)

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Divide and rule: redistribution in a model with differentiated candidates
Matakos, Konstantinos; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2017)We study an electoral competition model in which each voter is characterized by income level and noneconomic characteristics, and where two vote share maximizing candidates, with fixed noneconomic characteristics ...

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An economic model of strategic electoral rule choice under uncertainty
Xefteris, Dimitrios; Matakos, Konstantinos (2011)We study electoral rule choice in a multiparty model where parties are o¢ cemotivated and uncertainty over the electoral outcome is present. We show that when all dominant parties (parties with positive probability of ...

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Election note: The September 20, 2015 parliamentary election in Greece
Matakos, Konstantinos; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2016)

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Electoral competition with primaries and quality asymmetries
Grofman, Bernard; Troumpounis, Orestis; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2016)

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Electoral Rule Disproportionality and Platform Polarization
Matakos, Konstantinos; Troumpounis, Orestis; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2016)Despite common perception, existing theoretical literature lacks a complete formal argument regarding the relationship between the electoral rule disproportionality and platform polarization. In this article, we build a ...

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Electoral Thresholds as Coordination Devices
Nunez, Matias; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2017)In this paper, we study oneperson–onevote parliamentary elections where voters care both about the winner of elections and about the composition of the parliament. Parties enter the parliament if and only if their vote ...

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Enforcement Actions and the Structure of Loan Syndicates
Delis, Manthos D.; Iosifidi, Maria; Kokas, Sotirios; Xefteris, Dimitrios (2016)

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Equilibria in unidirectional spatial models
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2013)This paper (a) characterizes the unique Nash equilibrium of the unidirectional HotellingDowns game in which firms maximize their market shares, for any distribution of the consumers, and (b) analyzes equilibrium behavior ...

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Equilibrium in a discrete Downsian model given a nonminimal valence advantage and linear loss functions
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2013)This note complements Aragonès and Palfrey [Aragonés, E., Palfrey, T., 2002. Mixed strategy equilibrium in a Downsian model with a favored candidate. Journal of Economic Theory 103, 131161.] and Hummel [Hummel, P., 2010. ...

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Equilibrium in a discrete Downsian model given a nonminimal valence advantage and linear loss functions
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2013)This note complements Aragonès and Palfrey [Aragonés, E., Palfrey, T., 2002. Mixed strategy equilibrium in a Downsian model with a favored candidate. Journal of Economic Theory 103, 131161.] and Hummel [Hummel, P., 2010. ...

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Formalizing Happiness
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2012)The level of happiness of an individual who accepts the consequences of authoritative policy decisions is a clearly different concept from the utility that is delivered to the same individual by these policies and it depends ...

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Hotelling was right
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2013)This paper proves existence of a subgame perfect equilibrium in Hotelling's original (unidimensional city, linear transportation costs, uniform distribution of the consumers, two firms with identical and constant marginal ...

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How robust is majority voting as a social choice rule?
Xefteris, Dimitrios (2014)This article strengthens existing analysis concerning the effectiveness of majority rule. It demonstrates a onetoone equivalence between the basic issue of social choice theory (the problem of selection of a wellfunctioning ...