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Political Polarization and the Size of Government
Stockholm School of Economics.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute for International Economic Studies.
2010 (English)In: American Political Science Review, ISSN 0003-0554, E-ISSN 1537-5943, Vol. 104, no 3, 543-565 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this article, we study the relationship between political polarization and public spending using the dispersion of self-reported political preferences as our measure of polarization. Political polarization is strongly associated with smaller government in democratic countries, but there is no relationship between polarization and the size of government in undemocratic countries. The results are robust to a large set of control variables, including gross domestic product per capita and income inequality.

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DC: The American Political Science Association , 2010. Vol. 104, no 3, 543-565 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-45892DOI: 10.1017/S0003055410000262ISI: 000283337500008OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-45892DiVA: diva2:370183
Available from: 2010-11-15 Created: 2010-11-15 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved

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