Richard Van Weelden

University of Chicago - Department of Economics

1126 East 59th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Costly Transparency

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Justin Fox and Richard Van Weelden
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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transparency, reputation, herding, principal-agent, welfare

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Hoping for the Best, Unprepared for the Worst

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Justin Fox and Richard Van Weelden
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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disaster preparedness, political agency

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Preferences, Information, and Parental Choice Behavior in Public School Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w12995
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2021
Justine S. Hastings, Richard Van Weelden and Jeffrey Weinstein
Brown University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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Electoral Ambiguity and Political Representation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Navin Kartik, Richard Van Weelden and Stephane Wolton
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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Electoral ambiguity, Political Representation, Divergence, Close Elections

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Partisanship and the Effectiveness of Oversight

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 May 2009
Justin Fox and Richard Van Weelden
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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partisanship, oversight, checks and balances, political agency

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Elections and Divisiveness: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Elliott Ash, Massimo Morelli and Richard Van Weelden
ETH Zürich, Bocconi University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Posturing, Reputation, Transparency, Effort Allocation, Multi-task

Elections and Divisiveness: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w21422
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
Elliott Ash, Massimo Morelli and Richard Van Weelden
ETH Zürich, Bocconi University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Candidates, Credibility, and Re-Election Incentives

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2012
Richard Van Weelden
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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repeated elections, political competition, divergent platforms, endogenous candidates

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The Welfare Implications of Electoral Polarization

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Richard Van Weelden
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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political competition, polarization, welfare, repeated elections, rent-seeking