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date: 17 February 2020

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This article discusses voting and the macroeconomy and focuses on its more important developments. It studies two views of economic voting, which are prospective and retrospective. This is followed by a section on empirical implementation, where pure prospective voting, pure retrospective voting, and prospective voting are introduced. The article also examines individual electoral choices and aggregate vote shares, and clarifies responsibility in macroeconomy.

Keywords: voting, macroeconomy, economic voting, prospective, retrospective, empirical implementation, electoral choices, aggregate vote shares, responsibility

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