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Power Models with A Priori Unions: Application on the Czech Chamber of Deputies

Author: Mgr. Lenka Dostálová
Year: 2003 - summer
Leaders: prof. RNDr. Ing. František Turnovec CSc.
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Work type: Economic Policy
Masters
Language: Czech
Pages: 117
Awards and prizes: M.A. with distinction from the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for an extraordinarily good masters diploma thesis
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Abstract: The thesis deals with modelling of voting power of political parties or single deputies in the Lower House of the Parliament of the Czech Republic with aim on coalition formation. The thesis is apart from the Introduction and the Conclusion divided to five chapters. In the first one methodology basics of measuring of voting power and the model with a priori unions are introduced. The second chapter provides haracteristics
of the Czech parliamentary system. In the chapter three the power model with a priori unions is applied to electoral results to the Czech Chamber of Deputies. The chapters four and five are the author's own contributions to the power-modelling field. The fourth chapter brings the model of coalition formation on the Czech political stage and the fifth chapter introduces the power model with probabilistic coalition formation applied on the Lower House of the Czech Parliament.
Downloadable: Diploma Thesis - Dostálová

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