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An index of assembly dissolution powers

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Assembly dissolution is a key dimension of constitutional variation in parlia- mentary democracies. It conditions the timing of elections, influences electoral accountability, and shapes how politicians bargain about government formation, termination, and policy. Yet, despite the importance of dissolution rules, no mea- sure exists that applies to the different actors involved in dissolutions and records the complexity of the rules sufficiently accurately to capture their substantive im-...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0010414015612393

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Politics and Int Relations
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Schleiter, P
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Comparative Political Studies Journal website
Volume:
49
Issue:
4
Pages:
427-456
Publication date:
2016-03-05
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EISSN:
1552-3829
ISSN:
0010-4140
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uuid:37d6b3a7-47dc-4a12-9ba2-6ba728fb8cd1
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580130
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pubs:580130

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