Advances in Political Economy

Institutions, Modelling and Empirical Analysis


ISBN: 978-3-642-35238-6 (Print) 978-3-642-35239-3 (Online)
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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

  2. Institutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-29

      Transaction Cost Politics in the Map of the New Institutionalism

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 31-45

      Political Transitions in Ancient Greece and Medieval Italy: An Analytic Narrative

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 47-66

      A Collective-Action Theory of Fiscal-Military State Building

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 67-89

      Stable Constitutions in Political Transition

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 91-127

      Quandaries of Gridlock and Leadership in US Electoral Politics

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 129-144

      Sub-central Governments and Debt Crisis in Spain over the Period 2000–2011

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 145-166

      Deciding How to Choose the Healthcare System

  3. Modelling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 169-180

      Challenges to the Standard Euclidean Spatial Model

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-201

      A Non-existence Theorem for Clientelism in Spatial Models

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 203-215

      Nonseparable Preferences and Issue Packaging in Elections

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 217-247

      When Will Incumbents Avoid a Primary Challenge? Aggregation of Partial Information About Candidates’ Valence

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 249-262

      Measuring the Latent Quality of Precedent: Scoring Vertices in a Network

  4. Empirical Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 265-287

      The Politics of Austerity: Modeling British Attitudes Towards Public Spending Cuts

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 289-315

      Modeling Elections with Varying Party Bundles: Applications to the 2004 Canadian Election

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 317-330

      Spatial Model of Elections in Turkey: Tracing Changes in the Party System in the 2000s

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 331-350

      Do Competitive Districts Necessarily Produce Centrist Politicians?

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 351-368

      A Heteroscedastic Spatial Model of the Vote: A Model with Application to the United States

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 369-382

      Inferring Ideological Ambiguity from Survey Data

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 383-392