Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1822/5661

TitlePolitical business cycles in local employment : evidence from Portugal
Author(s)Coelho, César
Veiga, Francisco José
Veiga, Linda Gonçalves
KeywordsPolitical business cycles
Local governments
Employment
Portugal
Issue date2006
PublisherElsevier
JournalEconomics letters
Citation"Economics letters". ISSN 0165-1765. 93:1 (2006) 82-87.
Abstract(s)Using employment data for Portuguese municipalities, we find strong evidence of political business cycles. Employment increases shortly before elections mainly in municipalities where the mayor’s party has a majority of deputies in the municipal assembly and where she is running for reelection.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/5661
DOI10.1016/j.econlet.2006.03.048
ISSN0165-1765
Publisher versionwww.elsevier.com/locate/econbase
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:NIPE - Artigos em Revistas de Circulação Internacional com Arbitragem Científica

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ECOLET3297.pdf176,24 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Partilhe no FacebookPartilhe no TwitterPartilhe no DeliciousPartilhe no LinkedInPartilhe no DiggAdicionar ao Google BookmarksPartilhe no MySpacePartilhe no Orkut
Exporte no formato BibTex mendeley Exporte no formato Endnote Adicione ao seu ORCID