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The Impact of Parties and Elections on Municipal Debt Policy in Mexico

Original Article
The Impact of Parties and Elections on Municipal Debt Policy in Mexico
Authors: AL Benton and HJM Smith

First published: 17 August 2016Full publication history
DOI: 10.1111/gove.12234View/save citation
Cited by: 0 articles

Article has an altmetric score of 7

Abstract

Opportunistic electoral fiscal policy cycle theory suggests that all subnational officials will raise fiscal spending during elections. Ideological partisan fiscal policy cycle theory suggests that only left-leaning governments will raise election year fiscal spending, with right-leaning parties choosing the reverse. This article assesses which of these competing logics applies to debt policy choices. Cross-sectional time-series analysis of yearly loan acquisition across Mexican municipalities—on statistically matched municipal subsamples to balance creditworthiness across left- and right-leaning governments—shows that all parties engage in electoral policy cycles but not in the way originally thought. I…

Sunny Place

Sunny 2 bedroom Heart of Culture
Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico This sunny 2 bedroom apartment is located across from the "Arcos de Coyoacan", Centenario Park in front of several bars and restaurants. Its just a few blocks from the Frida Kahlo and Trotsky Museu...

Lo bello de Coyoacan

Coyoacán Supermarkets

Coyoacán has 3 major supermarkets, the public market and several quick stops


Supermarkets
1. Superama Coyoacán, Avenida Miguel Ángel de Quevedo 870, Barrio La Concepción, 04020 Ciudad de México, D.F.



2. Sumesa Centenario, París 227, Barrio La Concepción, Ciudad de México, D.F. 4100 D.F.


3. Mega Comercial Mexicana Coyoacán, Av Miguel Ángel de Quevedo 433, Coyoacán, Romero de Terreros, 04320 Ciudad de México, D.F.


4. Marcado de Coyoacán
Ignacio Allende S/n, Del Carmen, 04100 Ciudad de México, D.F.

MEXICAN BEACHES & HACIENDA VACATIONS

VACATION BEACHES Over the years,  I have taken some nice vacations round to the best beaches of Mexico. Here is a list of our favorites and some hotels we’ve enjoyed.  If you plan to come earlier or stay later, we are happy to also recommend more specific tours of places in Mexico.  There isn’t any particular order to these, but all of them you would  need to fly from DF and get an all inclusive type options or go hippie route and bus to wherever and find an AirBandB place for the cheap.  All accommodations and levels of prices are available. Acapulco is an easy bus or car trip from DF.  My favorite hotel overall in Mexico is Boca Chica, which is a retro place the sourthern part of town http://www.hotel-bocachica.com/.  This is part of the  Habitat group too.  We’ve also stayed at Las Brisas here: https://www.brisas.com.mx/hotels/acapulco Ixtapa zihuatanejo is pacific ocean, we went in May--it's quiet and nice with a bike trail around town and small fishing docs for dinner. We stay…