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TitleDoes opportunism pay off?
Author(s)Veiga, Linda Gonçalves
Veiga, Francisco José
KeywordsVoting functions
Opportunism
Local governments
Elections
Portugal
Issue dateAug-2007
PublisherElsevier B.V.
JournalEconomics Letters
Citation"Economics Letters". ISSN 0165-1765. 96:2 (Aug. 2007) 177-182.
Abstract(s)In Portugal, increases in investment expenditures and changes in the composition of spending favouring highly visible items are associated with higher vote percentages for incumbent mayors seeking re-election. The political payoff to opportunistic spending increased after democracy became well-established in the country.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/6840
DOI10.1016/j.econlet.2006.12.026
ISSN0165-1765
Publisher versionhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01651765
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:NIPE - Artigos em Revistas de Circulação Internacional com Arbitragem Científica

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