Toke Skovsgaard Aidt

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics

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1.

The Rise of Environmentalism, Pollution Taxes and Trade

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Aug 1999
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Transitional Politics: Emerging Incentive-Based Instruments in Environmental Regulation

FEEM Working Paper No. 78.2001
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Oct 2001
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Jayasri Dutta
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Instrument choice, political economy, environmental policy

Political Internalization of Economic Externalities. The Case of Environmental Policy in a Politico-Economic Model with Lobby Groups

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Sep 1997
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Political Internalization of Economic Externalities. The Case of Environmental Policy in a Politico-Economic Model with Lobby Groups

Journal of Public Economics (1998)
Posted: 01 Mar 1998
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics

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Policy Compromises: Corruption and Regulation in a Democracy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Aug 2005
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Jayasri Dutta
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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Corruption, entry regulation, performance voting, economic growth

Policy Compromises: Corruption and Regulation in a Democracy

Economics & Politics, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 335-360, November 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Jayasri Dutta
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Birmingham
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Workers of the World, Unite! Franchise Extensions and the Threat of Revolution in Europe, 1820-1938

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3417
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Peter S. Jensen
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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the extension of the voting franchise, democracy, threat of revolution, suffrage

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An Economic Theory of Political Institutions: Foreign Intervention and Overseas Investments

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2008
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Facundo Albornoz
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Birmingham
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Political transitions, democracy, autocracy, foreign investments, foreign government intervention

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Political Competition, Electoral Participation and Public Finance in 20th Century Latin America

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2010
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Dalibor S. Eterovic
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
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Political competition, political participation, the extension of the franchise, women's suffrage, literacy requirements, size of government, school enrollment

Vote Buying or (Political) Business (Cycles) as Usual?

IEB Working Paper N. 2015/23
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Oct 2015
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Bremen and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Political business cycles, vote buying, monetary economics

Vote Buying or (Political) Business (Cycles) as Usual?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5508
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Bremen and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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political business cycles, vote buying, monetary economies

Vote Buying or (Political) Business (Cycles) as Usual?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-017
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Bremen and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Political business cycles, vote buying, monetary economics

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Strategic Entry, Rent-Seeking and Transfers

Univ. of Aarhus Dept. of Economics WP 1997-21
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Mar 1998
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Distributive Politics and Electoral Incentives: Evidence from Seven US State Legislatures

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3405
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Julia Shvets
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College
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term limits, electoral incentives, distributive politics, the Law of 1/N, US state legislatures

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Fiscal Federalism and Electoral Accountability

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3022
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Jayasri Dutta
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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fiscal federalism, local public goods, externalities, performance voting, turnout uncertainty, electoral accountability

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Do Autocratic States Trade Less?

Cambridge Economics Working Paper No. 0742, KOF Working Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Martin Gassebner
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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international trade, democracy, autocracy, gravity model

Do Autocratic States Trade Less?

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 38-76, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Martin Gassebner
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute

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F13, F14, O24, P45, P51

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Time Consistency and Dynamic Democracy

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jun 2001
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Francesco Magris
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and EPEE, Universite d'Evry-Val d'Essonne
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Performance voting, capital taxation, time consistency

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Criminality and Incumbency of Candidates to the National Legislature in India

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Devesh Tiwari, Miriam A. Golden and Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Political Regimes and Foreign Intervention

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Facundo Albornoz
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Birmingham
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Political Transitions, Democracy, Autocracy, Foreign In vestments, Foreign Government Intervention

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Critical Decisions and Constitutional Rules

Cambridge Economics Working Paper No. CWPE 0523
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Aug 2005
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Francesco Giovannoni
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
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Constitutions, social contracts, majority rules, vetoes, referenda

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Democratization and the Size of Government: Evidence from the Long 19th Century

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4132
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2013
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Peter S. Jensen
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics
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suffrage, threat of revolution, taxation, size of government

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The Big Five Personality Traits and Partisanship in England

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6732
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Christopher Rauh
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and University of Montreal
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Big Five personality traits, party identification, partisanship, England

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The Democratic Window of Opportunity: Evidence from Riots in Sub-Saharan Africa

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4884
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Gabriel Leon
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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riots, drought, transitions, democracy, autocracy

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The Golden Hello and Political Transitions

KOF Working Paper No. 316
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt, Facundo Albornoz and Martin Gassebner
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Birmingham and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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political transitions, democracy, autocracy, IMF, World Bank

The Golden Hello and Political Transitions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3957
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2012
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt, Facundo Albornoz and Martin Gassebner
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Birmingham and ETH Zurich - KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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political transitions, democracy, autocracy, IMF, World Bank

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Economic Analysis of Corruption: A Survey

Economic Journal, Vol. 113, pp. F632-F652, November 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Strategic Political Participation and Redistribution

Economics and Politics, Vol. 14, pp. 19-40, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Nov 2002
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Voting Suffrage and the Political Budget Cycle: Evidence from the London Metropolitan Boroughs 1902-1937

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4614
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Graham Mooney
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Johns Hopkins University
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local public finance, voting franchise, suffrage, opportunistic political budget cycles, London

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The Social Dynamics of Collective Action: Evidence from the Captain Swing Riots, 1830-31

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6773
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt, Gabriel Leon and Max Satchell
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) and University of Cambridge - Department of Geography
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Riots, Diffusion, Conflict, Contagion, Captain Swing

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Unions: Rent Creators or Extractors?

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 107, No. 1, pp. 103-121, March 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Vania Sena
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Independent
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Foreign Influence and Domestic Policy: A Survey

CESifo Working Paper No. 7567
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2019
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt, Facundo Albornoz and Esther Hauk
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Birmingham and Instituto de Análisis Económic (IAE) Barcelona
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foreign influence, international agreements, institutions, aid, sanctions, conflict

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*The Retrenchment Hypothesis and the Extension of the Franchise in England and Wales

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 547, pp. 990-1020, September 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt, Martin Daunton and Jayasri Dutta
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge and University of Birmingham - Department of Economics
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To Ban or Not to Ban: Foreign Lobbying and Cross‐National Externalities (Bannir ou ne Pas Bannir: Lobbying Étranger et Effets Externes Transnationaux)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 47, Issue 1, pp. 272-297, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Uk Hwang
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and Kyungpook National University
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Trade Unions, Collective Bargaining and Macroeconomic Performance: A Review

Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 39, Issue 4, pp. 258-295, July 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jun 2008
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt and Zafiris Tzannatos
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and World Bank - Human Development Network
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Corruption, Institutions, and Economic Development

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 271-291, 2009
Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics

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corruption, growth, sustainable development, D78, D82

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Election results and oportunistic policies: A new test of the rational political business cycle model

Public Choice, Vol. 148, 2011
Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2011
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt, Francisco José Veiga and Linda G. Veiga
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Universidade do Minho and NIPE and University of Minho - Economic Policies Research Unit (NIPE)

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Vote and popularity functions, Opportunism, Rational political business cycles, Local government, System estimation, Portugal

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On the Political Economy of Green Tax Reforms

Univ. of Aarhus Dept. of Economics WP 1997-20
Posted: 21 Jan 1998
Toke Skovsgaard Aidt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics

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