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Electoral Cycles in Federal Government Prime Contract Awards: State-Level Evidence from the 1988 and 1992 Presidential Elections
American Journal of Political Science (1995)
  • Kenneth R Mayer
Abstract

I test for evidence of an electoral cycle in prime contract awards, testing for state-level accelerations in contract awards and deobligations induced by presidential elections.

Keywords
  • presidential elections,
  • political business cycle,
  • procurement
Disciplines
Publication Date
February, 1995
Citation Information
Kenneth R Mayer. "Electoral Cycles in Federal Government Prime Contract Awards: State-Level Evidence from the 1988 and 1992 Presidential Elections" American Journal of Political Science Vol. 39 Iss. 1 (1995)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mayer/16/