Partisan Politics, Divided Government, and the Economyby Alberto Alesina, Howard Rosenthal
Pub. Date: 01/27/1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Exploring how the political process in the United States influences the economy and how economic conditions influence electoral results, this text explains how the interaction between the President and Congress lead to the formulation of macroeconomic policy.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Table of Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Models of policy divergence; 3. A theory of institutional balancing; 4. The midterm cycle; 5. Diversity, persistence, and mobility; 6. Incumbency and moderation; 7. Partisan business cycles; 8. The President, Congress, and the economy; 9. Economic growth and national elections in the United States: 1915–88; 10. Partisan economic policy and divided government in parliamentary democracies.
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