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Political Disagreement, Lack of Commitment and the Level of Debt

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  • Ricardo Nunes

    (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Davide Debortoli

    (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

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debt is sensibly increasing in the degree of political disagreement. Lower degree of commitment drives debt toward zero, while the frequency of political turnover does not produce relevant effects.

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2007 Meeting Papers with number 725.

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  1. Campbell Leith & Simon Wren-Lewis, 2008. "Electoral uncertainty and the deficit bias in a New Keynesian Economy," Working Papers 2009_11, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow, revised Feb 2009.
  2. Marina Azzimonti, 2013. "The dynamics of public investment under persistent electoral advantage," Working Papers 13-43, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  3. Davide Debortoli & Ricardo Nunes, 2008. "The macroeconomic effect of external pressures on monetary policy," International Finance Discussion Papers 944, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  4. Davide Debortoli & Ricardo Nunes, 2007. "Loose commitment," International Finance Discussion Papers 916, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  5. Bodenstein, Martin & Hebden, James & Nunes, Ricardo, 2012. "Imperfect credibility and the zero lower bound," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 135-149.
  6. Nunes, Ricardo, 2008. "Delegation and Loose Commitment," MPRA Paper 11555, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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