Caballero, Gonzalo

State, Institutions and Democracy

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Table of contents

Part I. Bargaining, Lobbying and State Capture

1. Bargaining with Outside Options
Ken Binmore, Jon X. Eguia

2. Lobbying Mechanisms
Martin Gregor

3. Financial Sector Regulation and the Revolving Door in US Commercial Banks
Elise S. Brezis, Joël Cariolle

Part II. Democracy, Participation and Electoral Politics

4. The Rhetoric and Reality of Austerity: Electoral Politics in Britain 2010 to 2015
Paul Whiteley, Harold D. Clarke, Marianne Stewart

5. Valence and Ideological Proximity in the Rise of Nationalist Parties: Spanish General Elections, 2008 and 2011
Elena Labzina, Joan Barceló, Norman Schofield

6. Measuring Direct Democracy
Nadia Fiorino, Roberto Ricciuti, Fulvio Venturino

7. Political Participation in Rural India: A Village Level Study
Vani K. Borooah, Anirudh Tagat

8. Elections with International Relations Dominance
Jan Klingelhöfer

9. Electoral Rules and Proportionality in Spain: Estimating the Impact of some Swedish Rules Through the 2011 Electoral Data
Jose M. Pavia, Fernando Toboso

Part III. State and Public Services

10. Is There a Doctor in the House?
Jani-Petri Laamanen, Mikko Poutanen, Katri Sieberg

11. What Makes People Nursing Home Residents: Individual Need or Municipalities’ Supply?
Theis Theisen

12. Civil Service and the Crisis: A Comparative Analysis of Iberian Countries (2008–2013)
Enrique José Varela-Álvarez, Joaquim Filipe Ferraz Esteves Araújo, Óscar Briones Gamarra

Part IV. Cases of Institutional Change

13. Congressional Negotiations with Costly Voting: Understanding the Reforms to PEMEX in 2006–2008
Gilles Serra

14. Institutional Change, Specific Investments and Photovoltaic Power Plants: The Empirical Effects of the Energy Policy of “Solar Farms” in Spain
Marcos Álvarez-Díaz, Raquel Fernández-González, Gonzalo Caballero

15. The Economic Effects of the Implementation of the Greek Adjustment Plan in the Great Recession
Inmaculada Carrasco, Carmen Córcoles, John McCombie

16. E-Procurement and Innovation in the Portuguese Municipalities: When Change Is Mandatory
Luís Soares, Adão Carvalho

Keywords: Economics, Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice, Political Economy, Public Economics, Democracy

Publication year
Studies in Political Economy
Page amount
22 pages
Printed ISBN

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