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Electoral accountability and tax mimicking: the effects of electoral margins, coalition government, and ideology

  • Sole Olle, Albert

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 19 (2003)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 685-713

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