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Politics and Economics in the Eighties

Alberto Alesina and Geoffrey Carliner, editors

Conference held May 14-15, 1990
Published in January 1991 by University of Chicago Press
© 1991 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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306 pp. pages
ISBN: 0-226-01280-8

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, preface: Alberto Alesina, Geoffrey Carliner (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Alberto Alesina, Geoffrey Carliner (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Elections and the Economy in the 1980s: Short- and Long-Term Effects: Morris P. Fiorina (p. 17 - 40) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Leaning into the Wind or Ducking out of the Storm: U.S. Monetary Policy in the 1980s: James E. Alt (p. 41 - 82) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Party Governance and U.S. Budget Deficits: Divided Government and Fiscal Stalemate: Mathew D. McCubbins (p. 83 - 122) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Changes in Welfare Policy in the 1980s: John A. Ferejohn (p. 123 - 142) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Politics of Tax Reform in the 1980s: Charles H. Stewart III (p. 143 - 174) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Political Foundations of the Thrift Debacle: Thomas Romer, Barry R. Weingast (p. 175 - 214) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Spatial Mapping of Minimum Wage Legislation: Keith T. Poole, Howard Rosenthal (p. 215 - 250) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. U.S. Trade Policy-making in the Eighties: I. M. Destler (p. 251 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors, Indices: Alberto Alesina, Geoffrey Carliner (p. 285 - 298) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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