The formal theory of campaign contributions in elections has expanded in the past decade. The basic assumptions and results of these models are examined and analyzed. The assumptions of the models are often inappropriate for the political actors considered and the results are sometimes not empirically supported. We suggest ways in which these models may be altered to alleviate some of these problems.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||30|
|Journal||Economics & Politics|
|State||Published - Mar 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics and Econometrics