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Public servants in parliament: theory and evidence on its determinants in Germany

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  • Thomas Braendle

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  • Alois Stutzer

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Volume (Year): 145 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 223-252

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:145:y:2010:i:1:p:223-252

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Keywords: Political selection; Parliamentary election; Public servants; Incompatibility; D72; D73; H11; H83;

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  1. David Stadelmann & Reiner Eichenberger & Marco Portmann, 2014. "Voting against the separation of powers between legislature and administration," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 25(2), pages 207-229, June.
  2. Fabio Padovano, 2013. "Are we witnessing a paradigm shift in the analysis of political competition?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 156(3), pages 631-651, September.
  3. Thomas Braendle, 2012. "Determinants of Employment in the Ministerial Bureaucracy," Working papers 2012/01, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel.
  4. Peichl, Andreas & Pestel, Nico & Siegloch, Sebastian, 2011. "The politicians’ wage gap: insights from German members of parliament," MPRA Paper 34595, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Thomas Braendle, 2013. "Do Institutions Affect Citizens' Selection into Politics?," Working papers 2013/04, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel.
  6. Marco Portmann & David Stadelmann & Reiner Eichenberger, 2012. "District magnitude and representation of the majority’s preferences: Evidence from popular and parliamentary votes," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 151(3), pages 585-610, June.
  7. Audinga Baltrunaite & Piera Bello & Alessandra Casarico & Paola Profeta, 2013. "Gender quotas and the quality of politicians," Working Papers 2013-11, FEDEA.

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