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dc.contributor.authorVeiga, Linda Gonçalves-
dc.contributor.authorChappell Junior, Henry-
dc.date.accessioned2005-04-28T13:09:13Z-
dc.date.available2005-04-28T13:09:13Z-
dc.date.issued2000-06-
dc.identifier.citation“Electoral studies”. ISSN 0261-3694. 19:2-3 (2000) 183-197.eng
dc.identifier.issn0261-3794por
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/1308-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyzes macroeconomic conditions and parliamentary election outcomes in 13 European countries over the 1960-1997 period. The analysis focuses on two themes. The first is that different macroeconomic theories imply that different economic indicators should be important for voters. The second is that political responsibility should condition voters’ responses to economic performance. We estimate a model in which indicators of economic performance and political responsibility interactively determine election outcomes. Performance measures suggested by alternative theories are included in empirical specifications. Results suggest that changes in inflation, especially when measured relative to the European average, have an impact on incumbents’ vote shares. The analysis fails to isolate political responsibility variables that condition the impact of economic performance on the vote, however.eng
dc.description.abstractFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) – Programa PRAXIS XXI.eng
dc.language.isoengeng
dc.publisherPergamon Presseng
dc.rightsopenAccesseng
dc.subjectElectionseng
dc.subjectVotingeng
dc.subjectMacroeconomicseng
dc.subjectEuropeeng
dc.titleEconomics and elections in Western Europe : 1960-1997eng
dc.typearticleeng
dc.peerreviewedyeseng
oaire.citationStartPage183por
oaire.citationEndPage197por
oaire.citationIssue2-3por
oaire.citationVolume19por
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/S0261-3794(99)00047-5por
dc.subject.wosSocial Sciencespor
sdum.journalElectoral Studiespor
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