James E. Alt

Harvard University - Department of Government

Professor

1737 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Moral Hazard in an Economic Union: Politics, Economics, and Fiscal Gimmickry in Europe

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 478 (76,618)
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Political Economy, Transparency, Fiscal Policy, Deficits, Debt Management, Electoral Cycles

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The Political Economy of Institutions and Corruption in American States

U of Copenhagen, Economic Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 02-16
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Dec 2002
David Dreyer Lassen and James E. Alt
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 339 (113,861)
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corruption, institutions

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Enforcement and Public Corruption: Evidence from US States

University of Copenhagen Department of Economics EPRU Working Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Aug 2010
James E. Alt and David Dreyer Lassen
Harvard University - Department of Government and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
Downloads 338 (114,241)
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Corruption, Rent Seeking, Enforcement, Efficiency Wage, Public Sector Wages, System

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Fiscal Transparency, Political Parties, and Debt in OECD Countries

Economic Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 03-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Mar 2003
David Dreyer Lassen and James E. Alt
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
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fiscal transparency, budgetary institutions, public debt

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The Political Budget Cycle is Where You Can't See it: Transparency and Fiscal Manipulation

EPRU Working Paper No. 2005-03
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
David Dreyer Lassen and James E. Alt
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Government
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fiscal transparency, political polarization, fiscal policy, budget deficits, political budget cycles, electoral policy cycles

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Inequality, Labor Market Segmentation, and Preferences for Redistribution

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
James E. Alt and Torben Iversen
Harvard University - Department of Government and Harvard University
Downloads 310 (125,421)
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Inequality and Corruption: Evidence from US States

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Aug 2008
James E. Alt and David Dreyer Lassen
Harvard University - Department of Government and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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corruption, rent seeking, inequality, Gini coefficient, efficiency wage, public sector wages

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Political and Judicial Checks on Corruption: Evidence from American State Governments

EPRU Working Paper No. 2005-12
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
James E. Alt and David Dreyer Lassen
Harvard University - Department of Government and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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separation of powers, corruption, rent seeking, checks and balances, political institutions, judicial independence, rule of law

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Moral Hazard in an Economic Union: Politics, Economics, and Fiscal Gimmicks in Europe

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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A Unified Model of Cabinet Dissolution in Parliamentary Democracies

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 846-871, August 1990
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and New York University (NYU)
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Unemployment Expectations, Information, and Voting: Experimental and Administrative Micro-Evidence

EPSA 2013 Annual General Conference Paper 354
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
James E. Alt and David Dreyer Lassen
Harvard University - Department of Government and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Credible Sources and Sophisticated Voters: When Does New Information Induce Economic Voting?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Voting behavior, economic voting, political sophistication, information, experiments

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Aggregation Among Binary Count, and Duration Models: Estimating the Same Quantities from Different Levels of Data

Political Analysis, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 21-44, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
James E. Alt, Gary King and Curtis S. Signorino
Harvard University - Department of Government, Harvard University and University of Rochester - Department of Political Science
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Transfers of Governmental Power: The Meaning of Time Dependence

Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 190-210, July 1994
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
James E. Alt and Gary King
Harvard University - Department of Government and Harvard University
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