The political economy of U.S. economic performance: is the president responsible?

@article{Bohte2013ThePE,
  title={The political economy of U.S. economic performance: is the president responsible?},
  author={J. Bohte and Uk Heo},
  journal={Korean Social Science Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={39-51}
}
A recurring theme in electoral politics is that American voters hold the president responsible for the state of the economy. Ironically, many Presidency scholars argue that presidents are ill equipped to manage the economy because other variables compete with and complicate the effects of fiscal policy. These include international variables, private market forces, and monetary policy, among others. Using simultaneous equation methods, we examine the direct and indirect effects of fiscal policy… Expand
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