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1990

University of Iowa

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The Triple Entente And The Triple Alliance 1880-1914: A Collective Goods Approach, John A. C. Conybeare, Todd Sandler Dec 1990

The Triple Entente And The Triple Alliance 1880-1914: A Collective Goods Approach, John A. C. Conybeare, Todd Sandler

Department of Political Science Publications

The distribution of burdens in alliances may be explained in terms of public and private outputs. A joint product model is applied to the Triple Alliance and Triple Entente, using generalized least squares-auto regressive moving average (GLS-ARMA) techniques and time series data. Results indicate that countries regarded allies' military effort more as complements than as substitutes, though several examples of free-riding behavior are noted. The method used here may provide more accurate estimation of publicness problems than is found in the usual static tests.


Political Parties And Confidence In Government: A Comparison Of Norway, Sweden And The United States, Arthur H. Miller, Ola Listhaug Jul 1990

Political Parties And Confidence In Government: A Comparison Of Norway, Sweden And The United States, Arthur H. Miller, Ola Listhaug

Department of Political Science Publications

Comparable survey data from Norway, Sweden and the United States are used to examine trends in political trust for the period 1964-86. During the early part of that period trust declined in all three countries; later it recovered for Norway but continued to plummet in Sweden and the United States. Three major features of the party system are hypothesized to explain the difference in these trends for the three countries. These features are: the structural aspects of the party system; the public's cognitive judgements of the parties as representatives of the policy interests; and the possibility that a negative ...