Now that the previous chapter has described the data and methods as well as the design of the dependent and the independent variables, this chapter intends to shed light on the explanatory power of the hypotheses by analysing bivariate correlations. In a first step, various descriptive statistics are presented and discussed. The chapter describes the distribution of left and right measures over time and cabinets.
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