The Economic Record of Social Democracy and Neo-corporatism: A Chronology of Comparative Quantitative Studies
Douglas A. Hibbs, "Political Parties and Macroeconomic Policy", American Political Science Review, 71( 1977). Better trade-offs between inflation and employment under social democratic governments.
Manfred G. Schmidt, "Does Corporatism Matter? Economic Crisis, Politics, and Rates of Unemployment in Capitalist Democracies in the 1970s", in Gerhard Lehmbruch and Philippe C. Schmitter(eds.), Patterns of Corporatist Policy Making( London, Sage, 1982). Better performance in terms of employment under neo-corporatist arrangements.
David R. Cameron, "Social Democracy, Corporatism, Labor Quiescence and the Representation of Economic Interests in Advanced Capitalist Society", in John H. Goldthorpe (ed.), Order and Conflict in Contemporary Capitalism ( Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1984). Wage restraint has positive effects on inflation and employment under social democratic governments.
Peter Lange and Geoffrey Garrett, "The Politics of Growth: Strategic Interaction and Economic Performance in the Advanced Industrial Democracies, 1974-1980", Journal of Politics, 47 ( 1985). Greater growth under social democratic governments.
John MacCallum, "Unemployment in OECD Countries in the 1980s", Economic Journal, 96 ( 1986). Better combination of inflation and unemployment.
Walter Korpi, "Riformare lo stato sociale con eguaglianza", Democracia e Diritto, 3 ( 1986). Greater economic growth under social democratic governments with universalistic welfare systems.
Robert W. Jackman, "The Politics of Economic Growth in the Industrial Democracies, 1974-1980. Leftist Strength or North Sea Oil?", Journal of Politics, 49 ( 1987). No greater growth under social democratic governments.
Peter Lange and Geoffrey Garrett, "The Politics of Growth Reconsidered", Journal of Politics, 49( 1987). Better performance in terms of growth under social democratic governments.
Andrew Newell and James S. V. Symons, "Corporatism, Laissez-Faire, and the Rise in Unemployment", European Economic Review, 31 ( 1987).