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2. Douglas A. Hibbs, Jr. 1977. “Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy.”American Political Science Review71 (December): 1467–1487 Cited 492 times.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 November 2006

Douglas A. Hibbs
Göteborg University


I began working on “Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy” in 1974, delivered the paper at the August 1975 meetings of the World Econometric Society in Toronto and the APSA in San Francisco, and shortly thereafter submitted it to the Review, where it languished for more than a year before it was accepted (just barely, I sensed) after a change of editor. The article's title is somewhat misleading because the evidence pertained to the influence of government partisanship on macroeconomic outcomes.

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