Political frictions and public policy outcomes

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Grechyna, Daryna;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Comparative Economics,volume 44,issue 3,pages484-495 (issn: 0147-5967)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jce.2016.06.001
  • Subject: Economics and Econometrics

We study the role of political frictions in public policy outcomes. We propose a simple model of fiscal policy that combines a lack of commitment by the government, political turnover, and another political friction that can be interpreted either as political polarizati... View more
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