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Further empirical evidence on popularity and electoral cycle effects

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1987
<mark>Journal</mark>Economics Letters
Issue number1
Volume23
Number of pages6
Pages (from-to)31-36
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This paper empirically examines the hypothesis that popularity is typified by ‘electoral cycle effects’. We suggest that if the data is filtered, on the basis of a model assuming informed voters, there is no evidence for the electoral cycle hypothesis.