Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Roberto Perotti , Massimo Rostagno , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2001
Keywords: electoral rules, proportionality, public spending, transfers, electoral system, electoral systems, voter, voting, government spending, Structure
We study the effects of electoral institutions on the size and composition of public expenditure in OECD and Latin American countries. We present a model emphasizing the distinction between purchases of goods and s...