Political alternation and the fiscal deficits
AbstractThis paper proposes the Index of Political Alternation as a long-run measure of political competition. It expands the empirical literature on political determinants of fiscal performance and presents evidence for Argentina that amplifications of governments' planning horizon enhance fiscal performance.
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