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English translation: signalling/signaling activity

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Portuguese term or phrase:atividade sinalizadora
English translation:signalling/signaling activity
Entered by: liz askew
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15:46 Sep 5, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Portuguese term or phrase: atividade sinalizadora
"...uma metodologia para decompor os ciclos eleitorais, procurando identificar as parcelas devidas ao oportunismo e à atividade sinalizadora dos governantes".
Lucy Leite
Spain
Local time: 22:44
"signalling" activities
Explanation:
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ww.hcs.harvard.edu/~hapr/winter07_gov/preuss.pdf - Similar pages
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JSTOR: The Economic Constitution of Federal States
In order to get a more satisfying mix of public benefits, coercion, and frustration, voters engage in "signalling" activities up to the point either where ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0008-4239(198009)13%3A3%3C622%3ATECOFS%3E2.0.CO%3B2-3 - Similar pages
by ER Black

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OR

signaling

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Ba4Ijfc45SQC&pg=PA322&lpg...

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Sure.

it just depends which side of the Atlantic you're on!
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liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:44
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Thank you, Liz. I finally found that "signaling activity", with one L, is more common.

Here is a definition I found: "...because just saying that you are cooperative or trustworthy does
not prove it, prosocial behavior can be seen as a signaling activity meant to transfer credible
information about personal qualities." (In: http://www.aeaweb.org/annual_mtg_papers/2007/0107_1015_0404.pdf)
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"signalling" activities


Explanation:
#
ww.hcs.harvard.edu/~hapr/winter07_gov/preuss.pdf - Similar pages
#
JSTOR: The Economic Constitution of Federal States
In order to get a more satisfying mix of public benefits, coercion, and frustration, voters engage in "signalling" activities up to the point either where ...
links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0008-4239(198009)13%3A3%3C622%3ATECOFS%3E2.0.CO%3B2-3 - Similar pages
by ER Black

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-09-05 16:55:53 GMT)
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OR

signaling

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Ba4Ijfc45SQC&pg=PA322&lpg...

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Note added at 23 hrs (2008-09-06 15:04:19 GMT) Post-grading
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Sure.

it just depends which side of the Atlantic you're on!

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:44
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thank you, Liz. I finally found that "signaling activity", with one L, is more common.

Here is a definition I found: "...because just saying that you are cooperative or trustworthy does
not prove it, prosocial behavior can be seen as a signaling activity meant to transfer credible
information about personal qualities." (In: http://www.aeaweb.org/annual_mtg_papers/2007/0107_1015_0404.pdf)

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Sep 6, 2008 - Changes made by liz askew:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/734122">Lucy Leite's</a> old entry - "atividade sinalizadora" » "signaling activity"


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