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Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies

Alberto Alesina

Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business cycles -- Effect of elections on.,
  • Economics -- Political aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlberto Alesina, Gerald D. Cohen, Nouriel Roubini.
    SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 3830, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 3830.
    ContributionsRoubini, Nouriel., Cohen, Gerald D., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, [18] p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22438606M

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Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies by Alberto Alesina Download PDF EPUB FB2

Macroeconomic Policy and Elections in OECD Democracies Alberto Alesina, Gerald D. Cohen, Nouriel Roubini. NBER Working Paper No.

Issued in September NBER Program(s):Monetary Economics The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic "political business cycles" in a large sample of 18 OECD economies. Alesina, Alberto, Gerald Cohen, and Nouriel Roubini.

“Macroeconomic Policy and Elections in OECD Democracies.” Economics and Politics 4: Cited by: MACROECONOMIC POLICY AND ELECTIONS IN OECD DEMOCRACIES ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic "political business cycles" in a large sample of 18 OECD economies.

Our results can be suninarized as follows: 1) We find very little evidence of pre-electoral effects of economic.

Downloadable. The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic “political business cycles” in a large sample of 18 OECD economies. Our results can be summarized as follows: 1) We find very little evidence of pre‐electoral effects on economic outcomes, in particular, on GDP growth and unemployment; 2) We see some evidence of “political monetary cycles,” that is Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions).

The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic `political business cycles' in a large sample of 18 OECD economies. Our results can be summarized as follows.

First, we find very little evidence of pre-electoral effects of economic outcomes, in particular, on GDP growth and unemployment. that is, expansionary monetary policy in election years; 3) We also observe indications of "political budget cycles," or "loose" fiscal policy prior to elections; 4) Inflation exhibits a postelectoral jump, which could be explained by either the preelectoral "loose" monetary and fiscal policies and/or by an opportunistic timing of increases in Cited by: Citation Alesina, Alberto, Gerald D.

Cohen, and Nouriel Roubini. Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies. Alesina A. and J. Sachs,Political parties and the business cycle in the US,Journal of Money, Credit and Bank Alesina, A., G. Cohen and N. Roubini,Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies, Economics and Politics 5, Cited by: Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Performance This paper analyses the major changes in both monetary and fiscal policy that have taken place over the past two decades and, within the limits of the existing empirical research, evaluates the overall costs and benefits for the OECD Cited by: 2.

Data and research on public governance including budgeting, public expenditure, public-private partnerships (PPPs), public sector innovation, public employment and public finances., The ability of citizens to demand accountability and more open government is fundamental to good governance.

There is growing recognition of the need for new approaches to the ways in. MACROECONOMIC POLICY AND ELECTIONS IN OECD DEMOCRACIES * Alberto Alesina.

LittauerDepartment of Economics Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Democracy, elections, Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies book macroeconomic policy: Two decades of progress, European Journal of Political Economy, 10, 1, (85), ().

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Macroeconomic Policy and Elections in OECD Democracies. By Nouriel Roubini, The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic "political business cycles" in a large sample of 18 Macroeconomic policy and elections in OECD democracies book economies. Our results can be summarized as follows: 1) We find very little evidence of pre-electoral effects on economic outcomes, in.

MACROECONOMIC POLICY AND ELECTIONS IN OECD DEMOCRACIES * MACROECONOMIC POLICY AND ELECTIONS IN OECD DEMOCRACIES * Alesina, Alberto; Cohen, Gerald D.; Roubini, Nouriel ALBERTO ALESINA, GERALD COHEN AND NOURIEL D. ROUBINI The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic â political business cyclesâ in a large sample of 18 OECD.

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This paper provides an overview of the major macroeconomic problems that have confronted the OECD countries during the last four decades.

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Macroeconomic Policy and Elections in OECD Democracies. The purpose of this paper is to test for evidence of opportunistic "political business cycles" in a large sample of 18 OECD economies. Their results indicate that higher growth increases the probability of re-election significantly but only for the developing economies while fiscal expansions appear to have a negative (and in most cases a significant) effect on the odds of re-election.

Economic reforms and re-elections: in search of possible links Cited by:   This paper investigates whether elections in developing countries have improved economic policies and governance.

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8 Democracy, Governance and Economic Policy experience. The likely implications of such political developments for economic management are tentatively explored in the concluding chapter.

Summaries of the main conclusions are provided. Several authors have recently scrutinized OECD data for (rational) political business cycles and (rational) partisan effects. This paper takes issue w Cited by: Summary Elections can have a positive developmental effect in developing countries, such as improved economic policy, especially when elections are.

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Governments are in a crisis of identity, some would say legitimacy, with election turnouts low in many OECD countries and a widespread feeling of disenchantment among citizens with government and the democratic process. Can governments do something to change this. Certainly, doing nothing is not an answer.

What every country needs is more. Much like the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in January, the OECD is forwarding its vision of a more inclusive world, with a market-based system that promotes democratic values and Author: Natasha Turak. More than 84 percent of the voting age population in Turkey went to the polls in the last general election inthe Pew Research Center said in a report compiling voter turnout rates of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OECD, countries.

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