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An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey

Year 2008, Volume 9, Issue 2, 211 - 225, 01.06.2008

Abstract

In this paper, throughout a standard Public Choice model for the demand of public goods, we intend to analyze the public expenditures in Turkey. In doing so, we employ a panel approach to test the median voter theorem at provincial level, over the period 1995-2001. To estimate the parameters in the model with panel data, we use fixed effect estimation specification with least squares method (LS). In addition, to compare the results and justify the reliability of our estimates, we also employ the generalization method of moments (GMM). For a further look, we also advance our study at regional level. Our findings strongly support the theoretical model. Furthermore, our investigation at the regional level suggests sharp differences across the regions.

An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey

Year 2008, Volume 9, Issue 2, 211 - 225, 01.06.2008

Abstract

In this paper, throughout a standard Public Choice model for the demand of public goods, we intend to analyze the public expenditures in Turkey. In doing so, we employ a panel approach to test the median voter theorem at provincial level, over the period 1995-2001. To estimate the parameters in the model with panel data, we use fixed effect estimation specification with least squares method (LS). In addition, to compare the results and justify the reliability of our estimates, we also employ the generalization method of moments (GMM). For a further look, we also advance our study at regional level. Our findings strongly support the theoretical model. Furthermore, our investigation at the regional level suggests sharp differences across the regions.

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Primary Language Turkish
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Emin KÖKSAL This is me

Publication Date June 1, 2008
Published in Issue Year 2008, Volume 9, Issue 2

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Bibtex @ { ifede62843, journal = {Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi}, issn = {1303-0027}, address = {}, publisher = {Dokuz Eylul University}, year = {2008}, volume = {9}, number = {2}, pages = {211 - 225}, title = {An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey}, key = {cite}, author = {Köksal, Emin} }
APA Köksal, E. (2008). An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey . Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi , 9 (2) , 211-225 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ifede/issue/4597/62843
MLA Köksal, E. "An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey" . Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi 9 (2008 ): 211-225 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ifede/issue/4597/62843>
Chicago Köksal, E. "An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey". Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi 9 (2008 ): 211-225
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ISNAD Köksal, Emin . "An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey". Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi 9 / 2 (June 2008): 211-225 .
AMA Köksal E. An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey. Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi. 2008; 9(2): 211-225.
Vancouver Köksal E. An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey. Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi. 2008; 9(2): 211-225.
IEEE E. Köksal , "An Analysis of Public Expenditures Using the Median Voter Theorem for Turkey", Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 211-225, Jun. 2008