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- togglePart I: Elections, Ideology, and Political Fragmentation
- Chapter 2. Governments and Promised Fiscal Consolidations: Do They Mean What They Say?
- Chapter 3. Fiscal Policy over the Election Cycle in Low-Income Countries
- Chapter 4. Economic and Political Determinants of Tax Policies in OECD Countries
- Chapter 5. Now or Later? The Political Economy of Public Investment in Democracies
- Chapter 6. Do Elections Affect the Wage Bill?
- Chapter 7. Energy Subsidies and Public Social Spending: Theory and Evidence
- Chapter 8. It’s Politics, Stupid! Political Constraints Determine Governments’ Reactions to the Great Recession
- Chapter 9. Fragmented Politics and Public Debt
- togglePart II: Institutions, Rules, and Fiscal Councils
- Chapter 10. Political Institutions, State Building, and Tax Capacity: Crossing the Tipping Point
- Chapter 11. Fiscal Discipline and Exchange Rates: Does Politics Matter?
- Chapter 12. Expenditure Rules: Effective Tools for Sound Fiscal Policy?
- Chapter 13. Fiscal Rules to Tame the Political Budget Cycle: Evidence from Italian Municipalities
- Chapter 14. On the Determinants of Fiscal Noncompliance: An Empirical Analysis of Spanish Regions
- Chapter 15. Budget Institutions in Low-Income Countries
- Chapter 16. Fiscal Watchdogs and Sound Fiscal Policy: Is the Barking Loud Enough to Tame Politicians?
- togglePart III: Supranational Fiscal Politics