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Arne Robert Weiss and Irenaeus Wolff
''Does being elected increase subjective entitlements? Evidence from the laboratory''
( 2013, Vol. 33 No.1 )
In Geng, Weiss, and Wolff (2011), we pointed to the possibility that a voting mechanism may create or strengthen an entitlement effect in political-power holders relative to a random-appointment mechanism. This comment documents that such an effect, if it exists, is not robust.
Keywords: Elections, Electoral campaigns, Dictator game, Social distance, Experiment
JEL: D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making: General
C9 - Design of Experiments: General
Manuscript Received : Jan 07 2013 Manuscript Accepted : Mar 18 2013

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