Fiscal Conservatism in a New Democracy: 'Sophisticated' versus 'Naïve' Voters
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- Arvate, Paulo Roberto & Avelino, George & Tavares, José, 2009. "Fiscal conservatism in a new democracy: "Sophisticated" versus "naïve" voters," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 102(2), pages 125-127, February.
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KeywordsBudget Deficits; Elections; Fiscal Conservatism; Political Cycles;
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
- H72 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-CDM-2009-02-28 (Collective Decision-Making)
- NEP-MAC-2009-02-28 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-POL-2009-02-28 (Positive Political Economics)
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