Pork Barrel Cycles
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We wish to thank seminar participants at IIES-Stockholm University, the NBER Working Group Meeting on Political Economy, Tel Aviv University, the LACEA Political Economy Network, and Yale University for useful comments. We also thank Miguel Rueda for excellent research assistance. Drazen%u2019s research was supported by the National Science Foundation, grant SES-0418482, the Israel Science Foundation, and the Yael Chair in Comparative Economics, Tel-Aviv University. Drazen: Jack and Lisa Yael Professor of Comparative Economics, Tel Aviv University, University of Maryland, NBER, and CEPR. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Eslava: Universidad de Los Andes. Email: email@example.com.