Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries

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Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries
Focusing on Low-Income Countries, we investigate the behavior of fiscal variables during and after elections. The results indicate that during election years, government consumption significantly increases and leads to higher fiscal deficits. During the two years following elections, the fiscal adjustment takes the form of increased revenue... READ MORE...

Publication date: June 2013
ISBN 9781475588514
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