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Minimizing the losers: regime satisfaction in multi-level systems


  • Katharina Holzinger


  • Andrea Schneider


  • Klaus Zimmermann



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  • Katharina Holzinger & Andrea Schneider & Klaus Zimmermann, 2011. "Minimizing the losers: regime satisfaction in multi-level systems," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 22(4), pages 303-324, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:22:y:2011:i:4:p:303-324 DOI: 10.1007/s10602-011-9107-y

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    1. Barbara Dluhosch & Daniel Horgos & Klaus W. Zimmermann, 2016. "EU enlargement and satisfaction with democracy: a peculiar case of immiserizing growth," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 27(3), pages 273-298, September.

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    Federalism; Decentralization; Multi-level systems; Regime satisfaction; H77; D72;

    JEL classification:

    • H77 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - Intergovernmental Relations; Federalism
    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior


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