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Politicians, voters and electoral processes: an overview

  • Juan Carlos Berganza

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    Article provided by Fundación SEPI in its journal Investigaciones Economicas.

    Volume (Year): 24 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 501-543

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    Handle: RePEc:iec:inveco:v:24:y:2000:i:3:p:501-543
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