Browsing EUI Theses by Subject "Elections"
Title:Three essays in collective decision making Author(s):HUGHES, NiallDate:2013Citation:Florence : European University Institute, 2013Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of EconomicsAbstract:This thesis is a collection of three essays on voting as a means of collective decision- making. The first chapter builds a model of how voters should optimally behave in a legislative election with three parties under ...
Title:The Structuring Effect of Electoral Competition Author(s):WEBER, TillDate:2011Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:Democratic politics are structured by elections. Governments come and go, campaigns come and go, policies come and go, and so forth. In representative democracy, the mere existence of elections strongly alters the behavior ...
Title:The life and times of coalition governments : coalition maintenance by event management Author(s):MITCHELL, PaulDate:1996Citation:Florence, European University Institute, 1996Type:ThesisSeries/Number:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences