TITLE

Institutions matter: Comparing deficit spending in the United States and Japan

AUTHOR(S)
Hahm, Sung Deuk; Kamlet, Mark S.
PUB. DATE
October 1995
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Oct95, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p429
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the determinants of central government deficit spending in the United States and Japan during the postwar period. Hypothesis that stronger economic growth is associated with lower deficits; Political control of the executive and legislature branches of government; `Strength-of-government hypothesis'; `Irresponsible Congress/responsible president hypothesis.'
ACCESSION #
9511204597

 

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