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Unformatted text preview: .081] -0.045 [0.133] -0.071 [0.094] Valence std. dev. -0.077 [0.110] -0.096 [0.107] -0.048 [0.132] Average ideology -0.075 [0.067] 0.189** [0.075] -0.032 [0.070] Ideology std. dev. 0.041 [0.075] -0.177*** [0.064] -0.091 [0.057] Units: 1,306 actual voters. OLS coe¢ cients. Fixed e¤ects for survey date included. Robust standard errors clustered at the precinct level in brackets. Kendall, Nannicini & Trebbi (2014): “How Do Voters Respond to Information?” Motivation Empirical model Experimental design Reduced-form results Model estimation Conclusion To sum up We …nd: Direct e¤ects of information (e¤ects of information on beliefs vs. e¤ects on choice) Cross-e¤ects of information (cross-learning about candidate B from candidate A’ message plus B’ lack of a message) s s Informational treatments have the expected impact: valence phone calls increase evaluation of incumbent (by about 5%) ideology phone calls move ideological perception of incumbent to the left (by about 5%) and reduce uncertainty Inter...
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