2011

Political Economy of Institutions, Democracy and Voting

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ISBN: 978-3-642-19518-1 (Print) 978-3-642-19519-8 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-10

    Introduction

  3. Institutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-43

      Institutions: Rules or Equilibria?

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      Pages 45-74

      War, Wealth and the Formation of States

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      Pages 75-94

      Why Do Weak States Prefer Prohibition to Taxation?

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      Pages 95-117

      Self-Enforcing, Public-Order Institutions for Contract Enforcement: Litigation, Regulation, and Limited Government in Venice, 1050–1350

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      Pages 119-135

      Judicial Stability During Regime Change: Apex Courts in India 1937–1960

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      Pages 137-156

      Institutional Arrangements Matter for Both Efficiency and Distribution: Contributions and Challenges of the New Institutional Economics

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      Pages 157-184

      Institutional Foundations, Committee System and Amateur Legislators in the Governance of the Spanish Congress: An Institutional Comparative Perspective (USA, Argentina, Spain)

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      Pages 185-213

      Coalition Governments and Electoral Behavior: Who Is Accountable?

  4. Democracy and Voting

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-258

      Empirical and Formal Models of the United States Presidential Elections in 2000 and 2004

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      Pages 259-301

      Modelling Elections in Post-Communist Regimes: Voter Perceptions, Political Leaders and Activists

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      Pages 303-325

      Electoral Systems and Party Responsiveness

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      Pages 327-371

      Electoral Institutions and Political Corruption: Ballot Structure, Electoral Formula, and Graft

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      Pages 373-388

      A Model of Party Entry in Parliamentary Systems with Proportional Representation

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      Pages 389-402

      Moving in Time: Legislative Party Switching as Time-Contingent Choice

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      Pages 403-410

      On the Distribution of Particularistic Goods

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      Pages 411-417

      Vote Revelation: Empirical Content of Scoring Rules

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 419-425