Honesty in Politics -- The Role of Political Institutions

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Project Details


The project explores how political institutions affect the incentives of politicians to lie to voters or to honour their campaign promises and designs new institutional elements for prevent dishonest behaviour by politicians.
Short title£43,000
Effective start/end date7/03/11 → …

Research Output

Honesty and Self-Selection into Cheap Talk

Schneider, M. T., Fehrler, S. & Fischbacher, U., 3 Mar 2020, In : The Economic journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Are less trustworthy candidates more likely to make it through to elected office?

Schneider, M. T., 9 Dec 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Coalition-Preclusion Contracts and Moderate Policies

Gersbach, H., Schneider, M. & Tejada, O., 1 Mar 2019, In : Games and Economic Behavior. 114, p. 28-46 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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