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Electoral manipulation via expenditure composition

Allan Drazen

Electoral manipulation via expenditure composition

theory and evidence

by Allan Drazen

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Econometric models.,
    • Government spending policy -- United States -- Econometric models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAllan Drazen, Marcela Eslava.
      SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11085, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11085.
      ContributionsEslava, Marcela, 1975-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3477082M
      LC Control Number2005616696

      Electoral Politics and the Manipulation of Statistics HIMANSHU The Lok Sabha election campaign has witnessed political parties making widespread use of constituency-wise data on economic and social indicators to attack each other and central/ state governments. They have included statistical "evidence" in their manifestos and a number of. Specifically, we consider what they imply for fiscal policy (ie, political budget cycles), how electoral results depend on economic performance and fiscal policy, and how the results that are found in new democracies may be related to democratic fragility and consolidation. As Riker () and others have argued, elections are the defining.

      Forms of government expenditure and taxes change automatically in-line with changes in GDP e.g. higher growth leads to lower tax revenue. The strength of automatic stabilisers are linked to the size of the government sector, the progressivity of the tax system and the extent o . Provides easy access to statistical data. Data is downloadable in Excel and CSV, and shapefiles when multiple geographies are covered. Sources include: Bombay Stock Exchange, British Bankers' Association, Chicago Board Options, Exchange, China Data Center, D&B (Dun & Bradstreet), Dave Leip's Atlas of US Presidential Elections, Defense Manpower Data Center, Deutsche Börse Group, Author: Annelise Sklar.

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Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence Allan Drazen, Marcela Eslava. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Public Economics, Political Economy We present a model of the Political Budget Cycle in which voters and politicians have preferences for different types of government.

Allan Drazen & Marcela Eslava, "Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo Note: EFG PE POL.

Get this from a library. Electoral manipulation via expenditure composition: theory and evidence. [Allan Drazen; Marcela Eslava; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "We present a model of the Political Budget Cycle in which voters and politicians have preferences for different types of government spending.

Incumbents try to influence voters by changing the. Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence Allan Drazen and Marcela Eslava NBER Working Paper No.

January JEL No. ID72, E62, D78 ABSTRACT We present a model of the Political Budget Cycle in which voters and politicians have preferences for different types of government spending.

Get this from a library. Electoral Manipulation via Expenditure Composition: Theory and Evidence. [Allan Drazen; Marcela Eslava] -- We present a model of the Political Budget Cycle in which voters and politicians have preferences for different types of government spending.

Incumbents try to influence voters by changing the. Electoral Manipulation Via Voter-Friendly Spending. where government change the budget expenditure composition in aim to influence voters.

They try to identify, which spending areas are mostly. Electoral manipulation via voter-friendly spending: Expenditure composition. Elections. Electoral manipulation of the budget therefore takes the form of shifting spending towards those goods voters as a whole prefer in the attempt to convince voters that the incumbent shares their spending priorities.

Election-year shifts in the Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions). We present a model of the political budget cycle in which incumbents try to influence voters by changing the composition of government spending, rather than overall spending or revenues. Rational voters may support an incumbent who targets them with spending before the election even though such spending may be due to opportunistic manipulation, because it may.

Electoral Manipulation via Voter-Friendly Spending: Theory and Evidence Allan Drazeny Marcela Eslavaz This Draft: July Abstract We present a model of the political budget cycle in which incumbents try to in⁄uence voters by changing the composition of government spending, rather than overall spending or.

Electoral manipulations are a mechanism of exerting permanent influence on the election result. The subjects of electoral competition want to influence their electoral : Waldemar Wojtasik.

E lection Fraud: Detecting and Deterring Electoral Manipulation brings together experts on election law, election administration, and U.S. and comparative politics to address these critical issues. The first part of the book, which opens with an essay by Craig Donsanto of the U.S.

Department of Justice, examines the U.S. understanding of Author: R. Michael Alvarez, Thad E. Hall. The empirical literature shows that incumbent politicians move expenditure from one budget item to another before elections and under different electoral systems in order to capture voter consensus and gain re-election.

However, little attention has been paid to measurement of the degree of spending items manipulation by incumbents in these circumstances. Electoral Systems. The choice of Electoral System is one of the most important institutional decisions for any democracy.

The choice of a particular electoral system has a profound effect on the future political life of the country concerned, and electoral systems, once chosen, often remain fairly constant as political interests solidify around and respond to the incentives presented by them.

A ccording to news reports, Republicans in both Pennsylvania and Virginia, frustrated at their inability to carry those states in the presidential election, are dusting off plans to change the way Author: John Peeler. Few papers study the composition of fiscal manipulation at the national level.

For revenue, the seminal contributions of Ashworth and Heyndels (), Efthyvoulou (), and Katsimi and Sarantides (), focus on OECD countries, while Block () and Ehrhart () study manipulation of revenue composition in developing by: 2.

ELECTORAL SYSTEMS AND PUBLIC SPENDING* GIANMARIAMILESI-FERRETTI ROBERTOPEROTTI MASSIMOROSTAGNO We study the effects of electoral institutions on the size and composition of public expenditure in OECD and Latin American countries. We emphasize the distinction between purchases of goods and services, which are easier to target.

Electoral rules are subject to partisan manipulation precisely because they have non-neutral effects: larger parties generally prefer single-member plurality (SMP) electoral formulas, while smaller competitors do better under a proportional representation (PR) system.

By altering the electoral system into one that best matches their. Gerrymander involves drawing many one seat districts where we win with 51% and a few where they win with much more than 51%.

That means many of their votes are wasted. (Similar tactics work under the bloc vote rule.) According to the non-partisan Center for Voting and Democracy "redistricting is quite simply a process in which legislators choose their constituents before their constituents.

The literature on the political economy of public investment can be grouped along the same lines. The opportunistic or electoral approach is summarized by Rogoff () who provided a firm theoretical foundation for electoral shifts leading to changes in the composition of public spending.

He showed that electoral incentives may induce the Cited by: 3. Election manipulation: The Average Case 24 3. OPEN PROBLEMS We conclude with a few open problems that arise naturally.

|There are various ways to measure the manipulability of a function: in terms of the probability of having manipulating voters, in terms of the expected number of manipulating voters, etc.

How are these related, and which of. General Elections of An Analysis of Electoral Manipulation 45 with foreign countries, the enmity of which is topic of general discussion. 2 • To create split in the opponents’ votes; an opposition can be created that can hardly prove to be a winning party but is capable of creating division in the votes of the political opponents.An acronym is an abbreviation coined from the initial letter of each successive word in a term or phrase.

In general, an acronym made up solely from the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered in all capital letters (NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an exception would be ASEAN for Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

Electoral manipulation will impede development, says researcher. Published 1 Decam. Modified 1 Decam. A + A.