Data Sets

Political Budget Cycles in New versus Established Democracies Journal of Monetary Economics 52(7), October 2005
Extended version of paper with background material
Data Set (Because of IFS data revisions, this data set cannot be merged with newer IFS data)

How Do Budget Deficits and Economic Growth Affect Reelection Prospects? American Economic Review 98(5) December 2008
Data and Statistical Appendix
Earlier version - NBER Working paper 11862

Electoral Manipulation via Voter-Friendly Spending: Theory and Evidence Journal of Development Economics 92(1), May 2010
Data Appendices
Earlier version - NBER Working paper 11085

Elections, Leaders, and the Composition of Government Spending Journal of Public Economics 97(1), January 2013
Data Set
Statistical Appendix
Data Sources and Further Results