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Title: Income redistribution and public good provision in ha diverse society
Authors: Ergun, Selim Jürgen
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: I analyze the post-electoral coalition formation process in a two dimensional political environment. The two dimensions are the degree of a proportional tax rate and the degree of a group-specific public good. Parties are office-motivated and care instrumentally about policy. I analyze when stable coalitions exist and obtain that for that to occur office benefits should exceed a certain level. I analyze how this critical level and the set of policies implemented are a¤ected by the income levels and the degree of diversity. For both office and policy-motivated parties the same result holds but the critical level might be lower.
Publisher: Universidad de Granada. Departamento de Teoría e Historia Económica
Series/Report no.: The Papers;09/04
Keywords: Electoral competition
Coalition formation
Public goods
Income redistribution
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/31548
Rights : Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License
Citation: Ergun, S.J. Income redistribution and public good provision in ha diverse society. Universidad de Granada. Departamento de Teoría e Historia Económica (2009). (The Papers; 09/04). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/31548]
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