Anreize für Weitsicht und Wiederwahlschwellen: Wege zur besseren Demokratie
Although they would promote the common welfare, many political projects are never implemented in democracies. In our article, we make two proposals - incentives for far-sighted policy and reelection thresholds - that could alleviate this problem and enhance any liberal democracy's efficiency without endangering its founding values. Copyright 2007 die Autoren Journal compilation 2007, Verein für Socialpolitik und Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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Volume (Year): 8 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
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