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Political Business Cycles (International Library of Critical Writings in Economics)

A collection of articles on how the government influences the economy in order to secure re-election. This book surveys the empirical and major theoretical approaches, such as vote maximization, partisan and vote-cum-partisan models, and rational political business cycles. It provides extensions including the role of the central bank, of direct democracy, and the cycles in European communist countries, as well as discussing policy relevance.

Author: Bruno S. Frey

Binding: Hardcover

EAN: 9781858983998

Manufacturer: Edward Elgar Pub

Number of pages: 491

Product group: Book

Studio: Edward Elgar Pub

Publication Date: 1997-04

Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub

Pages: 491

ISBN: 1858983991

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Bruno S. Frey
Bruno S. Frey hat Nationalökonomie an den Universitäten von Basel und Cambridge (England) studiert, 1965 an der Universität Basel doktoriert und 1969 habilitiert. Von 2012-2014 war Frey Senior Professor für Politische Ökonomie an der Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen. Seit 2015 ist er Ständiger Gastprofessor an der Universität Basel.