8-ElectoralRulesRogowski

8-ElectoralRulesRogowski - Political Economy of...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/10/10 Lecture 8: Electoral Rules Rogowski: Trade and Variety of Democracy Political Economy of Institutions: Trade
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3/10/10 Democratic Institutions Elections Lobbies Parties Today: Electoral Rules
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3/10/10 Electoral Rules Rogowski, IO , 1987, 41(2): 201-223. Variety of democratic electoral rules Recall McGillivray, AJPS 1997, 41(2):584- 607} Focus on Majoritarian systems (single member districts and majority rule) with varying degrees of party discipline. As opposed to non-majoritarian democratic systems
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3/10/10 Key results: Party Discipline Institutional differences (in party discipline) affect who gets protected. High discipline systems offer policies favorable to marginal districts with concentrated industries. Low discipline systems favor large, widely dispersed industries
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3/10/10 Causality in the Party Discipline Electoral Rule together with party discipline explains which sectors and which districts receive
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2010 for the course ECON 330 taught by Professor Iorio during the Spring '10 term at USC.

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