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On the evaluation of power in Parliaments and government formation


  • Nicolas G Andjiga

    (ENS – University of Yaoundé)

  • Daoud Badirou

    (CREM – CNRS)

  • Boniface Mbih

    (CREM – CNRS)


This paper is devoted to the study of power in Parliaments. We explain how the power of coalitions can be computed after political elections, and as a difference with some previous papers, this analysis is used to give a prediction of what government can emerge from these elections.

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  • Nicolas G Andjiga & Daoud Badirou & Boniface Mbih, 2006. "On the evaluation of power in Parliaments and government formation," Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen) 200618, Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS.
  • Handle: RePEc:tut:cremwp:200618

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    power indices; parliamentary method; core;

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    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games

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