Theories for Studying Policy Outputs
After having discussed the origins and the content of party ideology and before approaching the empirical analyses, it is necessary to illustrate the theoretical foundations on which this study is built on. Since it wants to shed light on whether and how party ideology has a significant influence on policy results, special emphasis is placed on the description of partisan theory, its development and its main assumptions.
KeywordsMedian Voter Policy Outcome Phillips Curve Veto Player Political Business Cycle
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