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Constitutional judicial review and political insurance

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  • George Tridimas

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 29 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 81-101

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:29:y:2010:i:1:p:81-101

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    Keywords: Judicial dispute resolution; Constitutional judicial review; Judicial independence; Political insurance; Binary choice/closed agenda; D72; D74; D78; K40; K41;

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    Cited by:
    1. Eric Ip, 2014. "The judicial review of legislation in the United Kingdom: a public choice analysis," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 221-247, April.
    2. George Tridimas, 2011. "A political economy perspective of direct democracy in ancient Athens," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 22(1), pages 58-82, March.
    3. Tridimas, George, 2011. "The political economy of power-sharing," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 328-342, June.

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