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Title Advances in political economy : institutions, modelling and empirical analysis / Norman Schofield, Gonzalo Caballero, Daniel Kselman, editors
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Contents Institutions. Transaction Cost Politics in the Map of the New Institutionalism / Gonzalo Caballero, Xosé Carlos Arias -- Political Transitions in Ancient Greece and Medieval Italy: An Analytic Narrative / Leandro De Magalhães -- A Collective-Action Theory of Fiscal-Military State Building / Luz Marina Arias -- Stable Constitutions in Political Transition / Katja Michalak, Gerald Pech -- Quandaries of Gridlock and Leadership in US Electoral Politics / Evan Schnidman, Norman Schofield -- Sub-central Governments and Debt Crisis in Spain over the Period 2000-2011 / Fernando Toboso -- Deciding How to Choose the Healthcare System / Olga Shvetsova, Katri K. Sieberg -- Modelling. Challenges to the Standard Euclidean Spatial Model / Jon X. Eguia -- A Non-existence Theorem for Clientelism in Spatial Models / Daniel Kselman -- Nonseparable Preferences and Issue Packaging in Elections / Dean Lacy, Emerson M.S. Niou -- When Will Incumbents Avoid a Primary Challenge? Aggregation of Partial Information About Candidates' Valence / Gilles Serra -- Measuring the Latent Quality of Precedent: Scoring Vertices in a Network / John W. Patty, Elizabeth Maggie Penn, Keith E. Schnakenberg -- Empirical Analysis. The Politics of Austerity: Modeling British Attitudes Towards Public Spending Cuts / Harold D. Clarke [and others] -- Modeling Elections with Varying Party Bundles: Applications to the 2004 Canadian Election / Kevin McAlister, Jee Seon Jeon, Norman Schofield -- Spatial Model of Elections in Turkey: Tracing Changes in the Party System in the 2000s / Norman Schofield, Betul Demirkaya -- Do Competitive Districts Necessarily Produce Centrist Politicians? / James Adams [and others] -- A Heteroscedastic Spatial Model of the Vote: A Model with Application to the United States / Ernesto Calvo, Timothy Hellwig, Kiyoung Chang -- Inferring Ideological Ambiguity from Survey Data / Arturas Rozenas
Summary This book presents latest research in the field of Political Economy, dealing with the integration of economics and politics and the way institutions affect social decisions. The focus is on innovative topics such as an institutional analysis based on case studies; the influence of activists on political decisions; new techniques for analyzing elections, involving game theory and empirical methods
Analysis Social sciences
Political Economy
Public Finance & Economics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Economics.
Economics -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
Author Schofield, Norman, 1944-
Caballero, Gonzalo.
Kselman, Daniel, 1976-
ISBN 1299407595 (MyiLibrary)
3642352391 (electronic bk.)
9781299407596 (MyiLibrary)
9783642352393 (electronic bk.)