The Dynamics of Political Support for American Presidents Among Occupational and Partisan Groups

@inproceedings{Hibbs1982TheDO,
  title={The Dynamics of Political Support for American Presidents Among Occupational and Partisan Groups},
  author={Douglas A. Jr. Hibbs and R. Douglas Rivers and Nicholas Vasilatos},
  year={1982}
}
This article investigates the response of political support for American presidents among occupational and partisan groups to economic and noneconomic events within the framework of a dynamic model of political choice. Estimates of the model reveal the relative sensitivity of different groups' political support to unemployment, inflation and the real income growth rate as well as to the Vietnam casualties, the Watergate scandal and international crisis events. The intergroup differences in… CONTINUE READING

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