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Governmental behavior in representative democracy: a synthesis of the theoretical literature

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  • Benoît Le Maux

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

Volume (Year): 141 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 447-465

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:141:y:2009:i:3:p:447-465
DOI: 10.1007/s11127-009-9463-6
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