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dc.contributor.authorMechtel, Marioen_US
dc.contributor.authorPotrafke, Niklasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-09T09:39:10Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-09T09:39:10Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-55939en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45468-
dc.description.abstractWe examine how electoral motives influence active labor market policies that promote job-creation. Such policies reduce unemployment statistics. Using German state data for the period 1985 to 2004, we show that election-motivated politicians pushed job-promotion schemes before elections.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniv. Tübingenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUniversity of Tübingen working papers in economics and finance 2en_US
dc.subject.jelP16en_US
dc.subject.jelJ08en_US
dc.subject.jelH72en_US
dc.subject.jelE62en_US
dc.subject.jelH61en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordpolitical business cyclesen_US
dc.subject.keywordopportunistic politiciansen_US
dc.subject.keywordactive labor market policiesen_US
dc.titleElectoral Cycles in Active Labor Market Policiesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn657433403en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:tuewef:2-
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