Government turnover in parliamentary democracies

Daniel Diermeier, Antonio Merlo

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    In this paper we consider a dynamic model of government formation in parliamentary democracies that accounts for the following phenomena: (1) minority and surplus governments; (2) cabinet reshuffles; (3) cabinet terminations due to replacement or early elections; (4) the relative instability of minority governments. Journal of Economic Literature Classification Numbers: D72, H19, C73.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)46-79
    Number of pages34
    JournalJournal of Economic Theory
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - Sep 2000

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Economics and Econometrics


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