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To be or not to be in office again: an empirical test of a local political business cycle rationale

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  • Baleiras, Rui Nuno
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  • Baleiras, Rui Nuno & da Silva Costa, Jose, 2004. "To be or not to be in office again: an empirical test of a local political business cycle rationale," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 655-671, September.
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