Representing Defense: Democratic Control of the Defense Budget in the United States and Western Europe.Eichenberg, Richard C., 1952-
Stoll, Richard J.
There is now substantial evidence that defense spending decisions in the United States are influenced by citizen preferences. However, there is little time-series evidence for countries other than the United States. Regression models of citizen responsiveness and opinion representation in the politics of defense spending in five democracies are estimated. Results show that public opinion in all fi... read more
- Public opinion.
- Armed Forces--Appropriations and expenditures.
- Defense spending.
- Tufts University. Department of Political Science.
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- Original publication
- Eichenberg, Richard C. and Richard J. Stoll. "Representing Defense: Democratic Control of the Defense Budget in the United States and Western Europe." The Journal of Conflict Resolution 47(4) (2003): 399-422. doi: 10.1177/0022002703254477.