The Effects of Constitutions on Coalition Governments in Parliamentary Democracies
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Johns Hopkins University
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
PIER Working Paper No. 03-037
In this article we present an overview of our recent research on the effects of constitutions on coalition governments in parliamentary democracies. Our approach is based on the solution and estimation of a multilateral bargaining model which we use to investigate the consequences of constitutional features of parliamentary democracy for the formation and stability of coalition governments.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 39
Keywords: Political Stability, Coalition Governments, Constitutional Design
JEL Classification: D72, H19, C73working papers series
Date posted: January 8, 2004
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