A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers: Supplementary Material

37 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2004

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Daniel Diermeier

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Michael P. Keane

Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department; University of Technology, Sydney (Visiting July 2006-Present)

Antonio Merlo

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics; Rice University

Date Written: September 2004

Abstract

This paper contains additional details about the model in our paper "A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers" (Diermeier, Keane and Merlo (2004)), as well as the computational methods we use to solve and estimate the model, and the construction of the data set.

Keywords: political careers, politicians, elections, term limits

JEL Classification: D72, J44, J45

Suggested Citation

Diermeier, Daniel and Keane, Michael P. and Merlo, Antonio M., A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers: Supplementary Material (September 2004). PIER Working Paper No. 04-038. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=598844 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.598844

Daniel Diermeier

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management ( email )

2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

Michael P. Keane

Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department ( email )

Tempe, AZ 85287-3806
United States

University of Technology, Sydney (Visiting July 2006-Present)

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NSW 2007
Australia
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Antonio M. Merlo (Contact Author)

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics ( email )

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HOME PAGE: http://www.ssc.upenn.edu/~merloa

Rice University ( email )

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United States

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