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# Probability voter i votes for a i pr eua h qi i eub h

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Unformatted text preview: ection of candidate j = A; B : X X i ;j EUji (h; qi ) = fV ;P (v ; p jH = h)U (v ; p ; qi ) + "i ;j p v Random utility setup with shocks "i ;j . Probability voter i votes for A: i Pr EUA (h; qi ) i EUB (h; qi ) We assume extreme value distribution: "i ;j i.i.d. F ("ij ) = exp ( e N XX dij ln Pr (Yi = j ) i =1 ln L( ) = e dij ln P i =1 = j N XX j l PP i ;j v fV ;P (v ;p jH =h )U (v ;p ;q i ) p e PP p i ;l v fV ;P (v ;p jH =h )U (v ;p ;q i ) Kendall, Nannicini & Trebbi (2014): “How Do Voters Respond to Information?” "ij ) Motivation Empirical model Experimental design Reduced-form results Model estimation Conclusion Non-Response Surveyed voters may choose not to disclose their vote Discarding this data may introduce bias if not ‘ missing completely at random’ We adopt approach of Ramalho & Smith (2012), modi…cation of choice-based (CB) sampling: assume probability of response is constant conditional on vote decision Estimate two additional response probabilities j for vote j = A; B N X X i e EU j (h ;qi ) ln L( ) = oi + dij ln j P EU...
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## This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course ECON 544 at UBC.

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