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The impact of the elderly on inflation rates in developed countries

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What explains the cross-national variation in inflation rates in developed countries? Previous literature has emphasised the role of ideas and institutions, and to a lesser extent interest groups, while leaving the role of electoral politics comparatively unexplored. This paper seeks to redress this neglect by focusing on one case where electoral politics matters for inflation: the share of the population above 65 years old in a country. I ar...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4245-3932
Publisher:
LSE Publisher's website
Issue:
107
Series:
LSE Europe in Question Discussion Paper Series
Host title:
LSE Europe in Question Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2016-03-16
Source identifiers:
920644
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uuid:89b30f3d-b883-43ee-a2d3-383d9d9f5256
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pubs:920644
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2018-09-20

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