# Table 7 Estimates of differences in allowance rates by gubernatorial term length for subgroups before 2000

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
Sample restricted to states in years in which they have
Full sample Unemployment % of expenditures Split government Restrictions Super-majority Republican Governor with
rate above which are deficit (governor and on tax and requirements for governor line-item veto
national median spending above legislative expenditure new tax or   (Can reject
unemployment average % of majority of increases expenditure laws   single items
deficit spending opposite parties)     in legislation)
Panel A: dependent variable is Disability Insurance (DI) only allowance rate
=1 if multi-term governor 1.35** 2.44*** 1.10* 1.35 1.92** 3.20*** 2.52*** -0.14
(0.62) (0.87) (0.61) (0.87) (0.81) (1.10) (0.93) (1.01)
=1 if the previous governor is from the same party 0.84 2.62*** 0.33 0.74 1.74** 0.90 1.12 0.99
(0.56) (1.00) (0.73) (0.81) (0.74) (1.23) (0.88) (0.97)
=1 if governor cannot run again -1.01 -2.88*** -1.15 -2.59*** -1.24 -4.38*** -2.76*** -0.75
(0.63) (0.90) (0.73) (0.85) (0.92) (1.01) (1.05) (1.02)
Panel B: dependent variable is concurrent (DI + SSI) allowance rate
=1 if multi-term governor 1.61** 1.71** 1.48* 1.80* 2.10** 3.34*** 2.32*** 0.02
(0.65) (0.85) (0.78) (0.92) (0.93) (1.08) (0.85) (1.20)
=1 if the previous governor is from the same party 0.21 1.38 0.12 0.54 1.03 0.44 0.63 0.57
(0.53) (0.86) (0.73) (0.83) (0.72) (1.03) (0.81) (1.09)
=1 if governor cannot run again -1.67*** -2.21** -1.76** -3.02*** -1.79* -3.51*** -2.70*** -0.79
(0.62) (0.92) (0.81) (0.86) (0.97) (0.94) (0.98) (1.19)
Observations 745 265 329 371 317 144 368 287
1. Heteroskedasticity and autocorrelation (4 lags) robust standard errors at the state level in parentheses. Coefficients that are significant at the.10 [.05] (.01) are marked with *[**](***). Regressions all include additional controls for state marriage rates and age-adjusted state death rates.