Publications by Type: Journal Article

1990
Alesina, Alberto, and Guido Tabellini. 1990. “Voting on the Budget Deficit.” American Economic Review 80: 37-49.

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

Alesina, Alberto, and Guido Tabellini. 1990. “A Positive Theory of Fiscal Deficits and Government Debt.” Review of Economic Studies 57: 403-14.
Alesina, Alberto, and Alex Cukierman. 1990. “The Politics of Ambiguity.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics 105: 829-50.
1989
Alesina, Alberto. 1989. “Global Macroeconomics.” Journal of International Economics 26: 396-99.
Alesina, Alberto. 1989. “Comments on "Alternative Models of Political Business Cycles" by W.D. Nordhaus.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2: 50-56.
Alesina, Alberto. 1989. “Politics and Business Cycles in Industrial Democracies.” Economic Policy 8: 55-98.

Spanish translation in Estudios Economicos, Madrid, 1991. Reprinted in Paul Whiteley (ed.) Economic Policy, Edward Elgar Pub. 1998, Vol.II 66-106; and in P.N. Junankar (ed.) The Economics of Unemployment, Edward Elgar Pub. UK, 1998.

Alesina, Alberto, and Howard Rosenthal. 1989. “Partisan Cycles in Congressional Elections and the Macroeconomy.” American Political Science Review 83 (2): 373-98.

Reprinted in J. Silbey (ed.), The Congress of the United States, 1789-1989, Carlson Publishing Inc., 1991. Japanese translation in Public Choice Studies, Spring 1990, 15:5-17.

Alesina, Alberto, and Guido Tabellini. 1989. “External Debt, Capital Flight and Political Risk.” Journal of International Economics 27: 199-220.

Spanish translation in Estudios Economicos, Fall 1989, 4:237-60.

1988
Alesina, Alberto. 1988. “Alternative Monetary Regimes.” Journal of Monetary Economics 21: 175-83.
Alesina, Alberto, and Jeffrey Sachs. 1988. “Political Parties and the Business Cycle in the United States, 1948-1984.” Journal of Money Credit and Banking 20: 63-82.
Alesina, Alberto, and Guido Tabellini. 1988. “Credibility and Politics.” European Economic Review 32: 542-50.
Alesina, Alberto. 1988. “Credibility and Policy Convergence in a Two-party System with Rational Voters.” American Economic Review 78: 796-806.
Alesina, Alberto, and Vittorio Grilli. 1988. “Can Speculative Attacks on EMS Currencies Be Avoided?” Il Giornale degli Economisti 47: 537-44.
Alesina, Alberto, and Stephen Spear. 1988. “An Overlapping Generation Model of Electoral Competition.” Journal of Public Economics 37: 359-79.
1987
Alesina, Alberto. 1987. “Economics of Worldwide Stagflation.” Il Giornale degli Economisti February.
Alesina, Alberto. 1987. “Rules, Discretion and Reputation in a Two-Party System.” Il Giornale degli Economisti 46: 3-27.
Alesina, Alberto. 1987. “Macroeconomic Policy in a Two-Party System as a Repeated Game.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics 102: 651-78.

Reprinted in T. Persson and G. Tabellini, (eds.), Monetary and Fiscal Policy, MIT Press, 1994 and D.Mueller (eds.), The Economics of Politics Edward Elgar Publishing Co. London UK, 2001.

Alesina, Alberto, and Guido Tabellini. 1987. “Rules and Discretion with Non-coordinated Monetary and Fiscal Policy.” Economic Inquiry 25: 619-30.
1983
Alesina, Alberto. 1983. “Inflation, Indexation and Macroeconomic Stability.” Il Giornale degli Economisti 42: 91-112.

In Italian with English summary

1980
Alesina, Alberto, and Vittorio Grilli. 1980. “Le tariffe pubbliche: il caso dei trasporti urbani (Pricing in Public Enterprises: The Case of Public Transportation) .” Economia Pubblica 10 (6): 223-28.

Pages