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Interest Groups, Referenda, and the Political Process: On the Efficiency of Direct Democracy

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  • Klaus Zimmermann
  • Tobias Just

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Constitutional Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 11 (2000)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 147-163

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Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:11:y:2000:i:2:p:147-163

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  1. Andreas Arnauld & Klaus Zimmermann, 2013. "Regulating government (’s share): the fifty-percent rule of the federal constitutional court in Germany," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 1-19, February.
  2. Berggren, Niclas & Karlson, Nils, 2003. " Constitutionalism, Division of Power and Transaction Costs," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 117(1-2), pages 99-124, October.

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