Year 2020, Volume 27 , Issue 2, Pages 337 - 351 2020-08-24

Political Polarization, Income Inequality and Government
Politik Kutuplaşma ve Gelirin Kişisel Dağılımı

Nazlı KEYİFLİ [1] , Sacit Hadi AKDEDE [2]


This paper empirically investigates the determinants of political polarization. Size of government and income distribution are the main independent variables along with other controlling variables. The statistical analysis uses OLS and 2SLS methodogies. The sample of countries includes 61 countries and time period spans between 1990 and 2015. Results of regressions analysis indicate that increased income inequality increases political polarization. Political polarization is derived from World Values Survey ( WVS). It is measured as standard deviation of responses to the question “what is role for government”. In addition, results of our empirical analysis indicates that increased governemt size reduces the political polarization. The paper explains the links for these findings.
Key Words: Political Polarization, Size of Government, Income Inequality
JEL Classification: H50, P16,D31

Bu çalışmada, politik kutuplaşmanın belirleyicileri ampirik olarak incelenmektedir. Devletin ekonomik büyüklüğü ve gelir dağılımı ve diğer kontrol değişkenleri bağımsız değişkenleri oluşturmaktadır. İstatistiksel analiz olarak EKK ve 2EKK yöntemleri kullanılmıştır. Çalışma kapsamına 61 ülke dahildir ve 1990 ile 2015 arasındaki zaman aralığı kullanılmıştır. Regresyon analizi sonuçları, gelir eşitsizliğinin artmasının politik kutuplaşmayı arttırdığını gösteriyor. Politik kutuplaşma, Dünya Değerler Araştırması'ndan (WVS) elde edilmiştir. Söz konusu değişken “government responsibility” sorusuna verilen yanıtların standart sapması olarak ölçülür. Ek olarak, bizim ampirik sonuçlarımız hükümet büyüklüğünün artmasının politik kutuplaşmayı azalttığına işaret ediyor. Çalışma bu bulguların bağlantılarını açıklamaktadır.
Anahtar Kelimeler: Politik Kutuplaşma, Kamu Büyüklüğü, Gelir Dağılımı
JEL Sınıflandırması: H50, P16,D31
Politik Kutuplaşma, Kamu Büyüklüğü, Gelir Dağılımı
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Primary Language tr
Subjects Humanities, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-0589-8089
Author: Nazlı KEYİFLİ (Primary Author)
Institution: GÜMÜŞHANE ÜNİVERSİTESİ, GÜMÜŞHANE İKTİSADİ VE İDARİ BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7220-9220
Author: Sacit Hadi AKDEDE
Institution: ADNAN MENDERES ÜNİVERSİTESİ, NAZİLLİ İKTİSADİ VE İDARİ BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : August 24, 2020

APA Keyi̇fli̇, N , Akdede, S . (2020). Politik Kutuplaşma ve Gelirin Kişisel Dağılımı . Yönetim ve Ekonomi: Celal Bayar Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi , 27 (2) , 337-351 . DOI: 10.18657/yonveek.646569