Campaign finance reform and electoral competition: Comment
First Online: 26 May 2007 Received: 21 November 2006 Accepted: 19 April 2007 DOI:
10.1007/s11127-007-9180-y Cite this article as: Stratmann, T. & Aparicio-Castillo, F.J. Public Choice (2007) 133: 107. doi:10.1007/s11127-007-9180-y Abstract
Campaign finance regulation is an important issue for democracies. Proponents of stricter contribution limits believe it will improve competitiveness. Opponents argue that contribution caps are just a mask for incumbency protection. This paper comments on John Lott’s 2006 article in “Campaign Finance Reform and Electoral Competition” in
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