Electoral Institutions, Unemployment and Extreme Right Parties: A Correction
MATT GOLDER a1a a1 Department of Politics, New York University.
In their 1996 article in this Journal, Robert Jackman and Karin Volpert analyse the systematic conditions that influence the electoral success of extreme right parties in sixteen West European countries from 1970 to 1990. In particular, they focus on the effects of unemployment, electoral thresholds and multi-partism.
a I would like to thank William Roberts Clark, Michael Gilligan, Wonik Kim, Sona Nadenichek Golder, Jonathan Nagler and two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments. I would also like to thank Robert Jackman and Karin Volpert for making their dataset available. All data and computer code used in this article can be found on the author's website at http://homepages.nyu.edu/[similar]mrg217. STATA 7 was the statistical package used in this analysis.