U.S. Presidential Elections in the Nineteenth Century: Why Culture and the Economy Both Mattered

@article{Lynch2002USPE,
  title={U.S. Presidential Elections in the Nineteenth Century: Why Culture and the Economy Both Mattered},
  author={G. Lynch},
  journal={Polity},
  year={2002},
  volume={35},
  pages={29 - 50}
}
  • G. Lynch
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • Political Science
  • Polity
Most political scientists have studied the impact of economic conditions on U.S. presidential elections after World War II and argued that the economy matters in these elections because government has some "control" over the economy. Since government authority over the economy grew substantially between 1932 and 1946, political scientists have focused their attention on the elections in the post World War II era. This growth in government authority then gives voters a link between government… Expand
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