KNT Presentation Notes

Rt campaign information kendall nannicini trebbi 2014

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ng This allows us to evaluate the role of both belief updating & preferences w.r.t. campaign information Kendall, Nannicini & Trebbi (2014): “How Do Voters Respond to Information?” Motivation Empirical model Experimental design Reduced-form results Model estimation Conclusion Related literature Large literature on persuasion (DellaVigna & Gentzkow, 2009) but mainly focused on: Turnout Self-reported votes Small-scale experiments Gerber et al. (2011): Randomization over intensity of TV ads (not message) Self-declared choices They …nd short-lived e¤ects inconsistent with Bayesian updating Kendall, Nannicini & Trebbi (2014): “How Do Voters Respond to Information?” Motivation Empirical model Experimental design Reduced-form results Model estimation Conclusion Model setup Electoral (mayoral) race between candidates A & B V2 P2 …nite discrete valence space …nite discrete policy/ideology space Heterogenous voters with bliss points q 2 Elected mayor implements policy point p 2 (Ansolabehere, Snyder, & Stewart 2001; Lee, Moretti, & Butler 2004) Utility of voter i of type qi is: U (v ; p ; qi ) = v jqi p j& (v jqi p j& ) + "i ;j where v & p are (realized) valence & policy of elected mayor j ; , & , be estim...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online