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Implications of the ‘Bread and Peace’ Model for the 2008 US Presidential Election
Presidential election outcomes are well explained by just two objectively measured fundamental determinants: (1) weighted-average growth of per capita real personal disposable income over the term, and (2) cumulative US ...
Six controversies in search of an epistemology
Public engagement in planning and siting policy has been a political priority for some time, and there are various arguments as to why successful participation consistently proves to be an elusive goal. Emphasis is often ...
The 2010 Midterm Election for the US House of Representatives
The number of House seats won by the president’s party at midterm elections is well explained by three pre-determined or exogenous variables: (1) the number of House seats won by the in-party at the previous on-year election, ...
Maktskiften i medborgarnas ögon
När en ny politisk majoritet tillträder som ett resultat av medborgarnas röstande i allmänna val bör följden bli konkreta skillnader i politiken. I denna undersökning ställs frågan om medborgarna uppfattar en förändring ...
A Drawn-Out Retreat from Corporatism: The Reluctant Restructuring of the Swedish Capital Market
An important case of economical internationalisation is the deregulation of the formerly nationally organised credit markets. Governments performed this process of deregulation all over the industrialised world during the ...
Temporality and joint commitment in railway planning
Decisions are seen from a phenomenological lens focusing on their characteristic temporal and flexible structure of meaning. In a bureaucratic social setting emphasizing procedural rules, legal constraints and formal ...
Labor Market Regimes and the Effects of Monetary Policy
In this paper we use a standard multi-union, monopolistic competition model to investigate the qualitative and quantitative responses of inflation and unemployment to monetary policy activism under different institutional ...
Rättssäkerhet som välfärdspolitiskt ideal: Reformer av socialförsäkringens administration från 1955 till 2008
Projektet Rättssäkerhet och politik behandlar frågan om hur rättssäkerhet som värde kommer till uttryck i politiska beslut om socialförsäkringens administration. I detta working paper sammanfattas de empiriska resultaten ...
What are the most harmful forms of gambling? Analyzing problem gambling prevalence surveys
Eighteen national prevalence surveys of problem gambling (PG), most of them from Europe, were analyzed to assess the relative harmfulness of various forms of gambling. It was found that interactive Internet gambling, casino ...
Voting and the Macroeconomy