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Why did the Austro-Hungarian Empire collapse? A public choice perspective

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  • Dalibor Roháč, 2009. "Why did the Austro-Hungarian Empire collapse? A public choice perspective," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 20(2), pages 160-176, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:20:y:2009:i:2:p:160-176
    DOI: 10.1007/s10602-008-9058-0
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    Keywords

    Austro-Hungarian Empire; Centralisation; Ethnic fractionalisation; Collective action problem; D74; D72; N43; N44;
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    JEL classification:

    • D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; Revolutions
    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • N43 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Europe: Pre-1913
    • N44 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Europe: 1913-

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