Comment on the Calvert paper

Ingberman, Daniel E.
September 1987
Public Choice;Sep1987, Vol. 55 Issue 1/2, p121
Academic Journal
Comments on a paper that analyzes the strategic problem of a political leader in building a reputation of being willing to punish the transgressions of followers even when it may be costly to do so. Description of an effective legislative leader based on the model developed in the paper; Way by which a leader can make his threat to punish credible; Rationalization of the existence of a legislative leader.


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