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Ensuring a representative referendum outcome: the daunting task of setting the quorum right

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  • Sanne Zwart

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Choice and Welfare.

    Volume (Year): 34 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (April)
    Pages: 643-677

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:34:y:2010:i:4:p:643-677

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    1. Aguiar-Conraria, Luís & Magalhães, Pedro C., 2010. "How quorum rules distort referendum outcomes: Evidence from a pivotal voter model," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 541-557, December.

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