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Responsabilitatea Parlamentarilor si Sistemele Electorale - The Responsibility of Mps and the Voting Systems (Romanian version)

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  • Cosmin AMBROSA

    (“Petre Andrei” University from Iasi)

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The quality of government in contemporary democracies is fundamentally related to the politicians’ degree of responsibility, particularly in what regards the members of parliament. Their responsibility depends largely upon the voters’ leverage of influence and control, both when they cast their ballot at the polling station and during the office of the elected. In current political-legal debates the issue of responsibility is frequently associated with that of the voting system deemed to be optimal for a given society; in this respect, theorists often stress the virtues of the uninominal system and the inconveniencies of the imperative office.

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  • Cosmin AMBROSA, 2010. "Responsabilitatea Parlamentarilor si Sistemele Electorale - The Responsibility of Mps and the Voting Systems (Romanian version)," Anuarul Universitatii „Petre Andrei” din Iasi / Year-Book „Petre Andrei” University from Iasi, Fascicula: Drept, Stiinte Economice, Stiinte Politice / Fascicle: Law, Economic Sciences, Political Scien, Editura Lumen, Department of Economics, vol. 1(5), pages 340-353, Decembrie.
  • Handle: RePEc:lum:rev11d:v:1:y:2010:i:5:p:340-353
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    Keywords

    government; parliament; vote; influence; control; responsibility;

    JEL classification:

    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government

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