Electoral and Partisan Cycle Regularities in Canada
AbstractIn this paper, following recent politico-institutional approaches to the theory of economic policy, the authors present a methodology for identifying political-cycle regularities and test for electoral and partisan cycles in Canadian target variables and (monetary and fiscal) policy instruments using annual data from 1926 to 1994. The empirical evidence suggests the absence of political cycles in Canada.
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