Essays about: "veto player"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words veto player.

  1. 1. Advancing The Veto-Player Framework : A Study Of The Conditions Under Which Fragmentation Influences The Likelihood Of A Peace Agreement

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Alanna Smart; [2021]
    Keywords : armed conflict; fragmentation; rebel groups; veto players; outbidding; preferences;

    Abstract : Recent research has recognised the complexity of fragmented conflicts; however, debate exists regarding when and how fragmentation hinders peace processes. This study addresses this lacuna, by investigating the conditions under which fragmentation affects the likelihood of a peace agreement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political budget cycles under single party- and coalition governments How the composition of local governments affects opportunistic fiscal policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : William Wedenberg Lisa Andersson; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Political budget cycles; ; veto player theory; local governments; power dispersion;

    Abstract : This paper examines the empirical relationship between political budget cycles (PBCs) and two types of governments; single party- and coalition governments. Most PBC models implicitly assume that governments have unitary preferences and unconstrained control over fiscal policy, as is the case under single-party governments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local Government Fragmentation and Debt Development in Swedish Municipalities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adam Björkman; Gustav Helgesson; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Sweden; Municipalities; Local Government Fragmentation; Municipal Debt; Cross-ideological Government;

    Abstract : The common pool problem and veto player model states that fragmented governments generate higher levels of public debt. This study explores these mechanisms in the Swedish setting, which has not previously been investigated, by using panel data for 289 municipalities between 1998 to 2017. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pension Reform in Continental Europe : A comparative study of pension reform in Germany and France during the years ofausterity 1990-2010.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Per Grönroos (fd. Johansson); [2018]
    Keywords : Political science; pension policy; institutionalism; Germany; France; Europe; conservative welfare states; continental welfare states; retrenchment; comparative; welfare state regimes; Gerhard Schröder; Alain Juppé; unions; Bismarckian welfare states; veto player; reform capacity; Statsvetenskap; pensionspolitik; institutionalism; Tyskland; Frankrike; Europa; konservativa välfärdsstater; kontinentala välfärdstater; åtstramningspolitik; komparativ; välfärdsregimer; Gerhard Schröder; Alain Juppé; fackförbund; vetospelare; reformkapacitet;

    Abstract : As demographic and economic contexts have shifted, the need for pension systems to reform has increased. Often, however, these systems have proved difficult to change – especially in continental Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unexpected Headwind : A Mexican case study of a policy proposal's failure – and the effects this failure had on subsequent re-mobilisation efforts

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Stina Wennö; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The study sets out to contribute to research regarding the failure of a gender equality policy proposal. This case study, drawn from Mexico, examines the proposed legislation on “Violence against women in politics”. READ MORE