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Title

Historical Political Business Cycles in the United States

Author

Jac C. Heckelman

Categories

Economic History
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth

Type

Article

Description

The notion that incumbents will alter the economic environment for their short-term political gain at the expense of long-term economic stability is referred to as generating a political business cycle. This article details the history of this notion by using past president's policies as examples.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=heckelman.political.business.cycles

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