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dc.contributor.authorBatool, Iremen_US
dc.contributor.authorSieg, Gernoten_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-14en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-14T17:10:52Z-
dc.date.available2011-11-14T17:10:52Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:gbv:084-24452en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/51312-
dc.description.abstractAggregate votes for incumbent parties in post-war Germany were determined by the weighted-average growth of real per capita disposable income. Each percentage point of per capita real disposable income growth sustained over the legislative term yielded approximately two percentage points of votes in Germany. No other economic variables add value or significantly perturb the coefficients of our model. However, attrition of power reduced the vote share in election years 1961, 1994 and 1998.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherInst. für Volkswirtschaftslehre Braunschweigen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Department Working Paper Series 3en_US
dc.subject.jelE6en_US
dc.subject.jelH11en_US
dc.subject.jelP16en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordbread and peace modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordelectionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordvote shareen_US
dc.subject.keywordreal per capita disposable income growthen_US
dc.titleBread, peace and the attrition of power: Economic events and German election resultsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn594725585en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:tbswps:3-
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