The influence of state-level economic conditions on the 1992 U.S. presidential election
Accepted: 24 September 1993 DOI:
Cite this article as: Abrams, B.A. & Butkiewicz, J.L. Public Choice (1995) 85: 1. doi:10.1007/BF01047898 Abstract
Evidence is found that state-level economic conditions played a significant role in the defeat of George Bush in the 1992 U.S. presidential election. Evidence is also found which indicates that the entrance of Ross Perot into the race as an independent candidate was not instrumental in the Bush loss.
The authors thank Kenneth A. Lewis, Tin Ngyuen, and an anonymous referee for helpful comments.
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