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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
<mark>Original language</mark>English

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.