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Leadership and conflict.

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We model the choice of leaders of groups within society, where leaders influence both the mode of interaction between groups (either peaceful compromise or costly conflict) and the outcome of these interactions. Group members may choose leaders strategically/instrumentally or they may choose leaders expressively. We characterize the equilibria of the instrumental choice model and also argue that leadership elections may overemphasise the role of expressive considerations in the choice of lead...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.jebo.2006.02.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Publisher:
Elsevier B.V. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2007-09-05
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uuid:0f0d1405-c9c0-4b35-8668-3bb674823115
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14171
Language:
English

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