Do Elections Always Motivate Incumbents? Experimentation vs. Career Concerns

Do Elections Always Motivate Incumbents? Experimentation vs. Career Concerns
This paper studies a principal-agent model of the relationship between an incumbent officeholder and the electorate, where the officeholder is initially uninformed about her ability. If officeholder effort and ability interact in the "production function" that determines performance in office, then an officeholder has an incentive to... READ MORE...

Publication date: March 2003
ISBN 9781451847796
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