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Timing tariff increases over the electoral cycles : an empirical investigation of political decision making

Numéro: 2012-2 Timing tariff increases over the electoral cycles : an empirical investigation of political decision making Michael Klien (chaire EPPP) Abstract: This paper uses data on municipal tariff decisions to analyze the effect of elections on policy choices. Like existing research, the results confirm the existence of a political cycle in fiscal policy. More importantly, this paper…

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