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Candidate Entry, Screening, and the Political Budget Cycle

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Source: Candidate Entry, Screening, and the Political Budget Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2002/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Le Borgne , and Ben Lockwood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451972658

Keywords: Asymmetric Information, Citizen-Candidate, Representative Democracy, Signaling Games, and Political Budget Cycles, voters, probability, election, voting, elections

We investigate whether private information about citizens' competence in political office can be revealed by their entry and campaign expenditure decisions. We find that this depends on whether voters and candidate...

Districting and Government Overspending

Districting and Government Overspending »

Source: Districting and Government Overspending

Volume/Issue: 2001/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reza Baqir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851915

Keywords: fiscal institutions, electoral systems, comparative politics, city council, government expenditures, city government, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, State and Local Budget and Expenditures,

The common-pool problem is a central issue in the relationship between the political structure of jurisdictions and the size of public spending. Models predict that, other things being equal, greater political dist...

Candidate Entry, Screening, and the Political Budget Cycle

Candidate Entry, Screening, and the Political Budget Cycle »

Volume/Issue: 2002/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Le Borgne , and Ben Lockwood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972658.001

ISBN: 9781451972658

Keywords: Asymmetric Information, Citizen-Candidate, Representative Democracy, Signaling Games, and Political Budget Cycles, voters, probability, election, voting, elections

We investigate whether private information about citizens' competence in political office can be revealed by their entry and campaign expenditure decisions. We find that this depends on whether voters and candidate...

Districting and Government Overspending

Districting and Government Overspending »

Volume/Issue: 2001/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reza Baqir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851915.001

ISBN: 9781451851915

Keywords: fiscal institutions, electoral systems, comparative politics, city council, government expenditures, city government, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government, State and Local Budget and Expenditures,

The common-pool problem is a central issue in the relationship between the political structure of jurisdictions and the size of public spending. Models predict that, other things being equal, greater political dist...