Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Felix Vardy , and John Morgan
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 January 2006
Keywords: Vote buying, lobbying, elections, voters, voter, voting, interest groups, interest group, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Legislatures
In the presence of competing interest groups, this paper examines how the form of votebuying contracts affects policy outcomes. We study contracts contingent upon individual votes, policy outcomes, and/or vote shar...