Publications by Type: Journal Article

1995
Alesina, Alberto. 1995. “Central Bank Independence: A Comment.” NBER Macroeconomic Annual 1995, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.
Alesina, Alberto, and Roberto Perotti. 1995. “The Political Economy of Budget Deficits.” IMF Staff Papers 42: 1-31.
Alesina, Alberto, Roberto Perotti, and Enrico Spolaore. 1995. “Together or Separately? Issues for Political and Fiscal Unions.” European Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 39: 951-58.
Alesina, Alberto, and Roberto Perotti. 1995. “Taxation and Redistribution in an Open Economy.” European Economic Review 39: 961-80.
Alesina, Alberto, and Roberta Gatti. 1995. “Independent Central Banks: Low Inflation at No Costs?” American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings 85: 196-200.
Alesina, Alberto, and Roberto Perotti. 1995. “Fiscal Expansions and Adjustments in OECD Economies.” Economic Policy 21: 207-48.
1994
Alesina, Alberto, and Dani Rodrik. 1994. “Distributive Politics and Economic Growth.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 109: 465-90.

Reprinted in Grossman G. and J. Viner (eds.), Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence, Edward Elgar Publishing Co., UK, 1995.

Alesina, Alberto, and Roberto Perotti. 1994. “The Politics of Growth: A Survey of the Recent Literature.” World Bank Economic Review 8: 351-72.
1993
Alesina, Alberto, and Vittorio Grilli. 1993. “Til EMS Do You Part.” European Economic Perspectives, CEPR October.
Alesina, Alberto, Gerald Cohen, and Nouriel Roubini. 1993. “Electoral Business Cycles in Industrial Democracies.” European Journal of Political Economy 9: 1-24.
Alesina, Alberto, John Londregan, and Howard Rosenthal. 1993. “A Model of the Political Economy of the United States.” American Political Science Review 87: 12-33.

Reprinted in Paul Peretz (ed.), The Politics of American Economic Policy Making, Second Edition, 1996, Sharpe Publishing.

Alesina, Alberto, and Lawrence Summers. 1993. “Central Bank Independence and Macroeconomic Performance: Some Comparative Evidence.” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 25: 151-62.
Alesina, Alberto, and Vittorio Grilli. 1993. “On the Feasibility of a One-Speed or a Multi-Speed European Monetary Union.” Economics and Politics 5: 145-66.
1992
Alesina, Alberto, Gerald Cohen, and Nouriel Roubini. 1992. “Macroeconomic Policy and Elections in OECD Democracies.” Economics and Politics 4: 1-30.

Reprinted in A. Cukierman, Z. Hercovitz and L. Leiderman (eds.), The Political Economy of Business Cycles and Growth, Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1992.

Alesina, Alberto, and Guido Tabellini. 1992. “Positive and Normative Theories of Public Debt and Inflation in a Historical Perspective.” European Economic Review 36: 337-44.
Alesina, Alberto, and Nouriel Roubini. 1992. “Political Cycles in OECD Economies.” Review of Economic Studies 59: 663-88.

Reprinted in T. Persson and G. Tabellini, (eds), Monetary and Fiscal Policy, M.I.T. Press, 1994.

Alesina, Alberto, Mark de Broeck, Allessandro Prati, and Guido Tabellini. 1992. “Default Risk on Government Debt in OECD Countries.” Economic Policy 15: 427-63.
1991
Alesina, Alberto. 1991. “Evaluating Rational Partisan Theory: A Response.” Economics and Politics 3: 63-72.
Alesina, Alberto, David Gruen, and Matthew Jones. 1991. “Fiscal Adjustment, the Real Exchange Rate and Australia's External Balance.” Australian Economic Review 95: 38-51.
Alesina, Alberto, and Allan Drazen. 1991. “Why are Stabilizations Delayed?” American Economic Review 81: 1170-1188.

Reprinted in T. Persson and G. Tabellini, (eds), Monetary and Fiscal Policy, M.I.T. Press, 1994 and in F. Sturzenegger and M. Tommasi (eds.), The Political Economy of Reform, MIT Press, 1998, pp. 77-103.

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