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The Propensity to Disruption for Evaluating a Parliament

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The issue of power plays a relevant role in evaluating the representativeness of a Parliament. In this paper a new governability index is introduced, taking inspiration from the propensity to disruption and referring to the power of the parties.

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  • Vito Fragnelli, 2009. "The Propensity to Disruption for Evaluating a Parliament," Czech Economic Review, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies, vol. 3(3), pages 243-253, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:fau:aucocz:au2009_243
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    Keywords

    Electoral system; representativeness; governability; simulation;

    JEL classification:

    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General

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