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[0.024] Units: 86 precincts (European), 84 precincts (National), 83 precincts (City). OLS coe¢ cients reported. Robust standard errors
clustered at the polling place level in brackets.
Kendall, Nannicini & Trebbi (2014): “How Do Voters Respond to Information?” Motivation Empirical model Experimental design Reduced-form results Model estimation Conclusion The (randomized) electoral messages
We in‡uenced voters’information only with two campaign tools (H ), at
the margin of the overall campaign (W ). But:
Voters received only our mailers from the incumbent campaign
Voters received only our phone calls from either campaign
To stay away from the game between incumbent, opponents, and voters:
We based each message on information provided by the incumbent
We let him choose between two alternative ideology messages
To devise actual informational treatments:
We corroborated each message with factual and veri...
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