A Theory of Rigid Extremists and Flexible Moderates With An Empirical Application To The US Congress
Stephen Blomberg () and
Joseph Harrington ()
Economics Working Paper Archive from The Johns Hopkins University,Department of Economics
A theory is developed which predicts that people with extreme opinions are relatively rigid in that they are less inclined to modify their opinions That extremists tend to be rigid and moderates tend to be flexible is found to hold for members of the US Congress
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Working Paper: A Theory of Rigid Estremist and Flexible Moderates with an Empirical Application to the U.S. Congress (1996)
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