Jahrbuch fur Neue Politische Okonomie: Band 20: Power and Fairness

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English summary: The articles in this volume provide new research on social and political power as well as on the relationship between power and the theory of fairness. In recent years, publications on power measures have substantially increased. It is obvious that the application of power indices to political institutions, and to the analysis of the European Union in particular, is becoming more and more popular. However there are also new theoretical instruments and perspectives which support these ...
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Overview

English summary: The articles in this volume provide new research on social and political power as well as on the relationship between power and the theory of fairness. In recent years, publications on power measures have substantially increased. It is obvious that the application of power indices to political institutions, and to the analysis of the European Union in particular, is becoming more and more popular. However there are also new theoretical instruments and perspectives which support these applications, and they are also discussed in this volume. German description: Inhaltsubersicht: Karl-Ernst Schenk and Dieter Schmidtchen : 20 Jahre Jahrbuch fur Neue Politische Okonomie - Manfred J. Holler : On Power and Fairness and their Relationship - An Introductory Chapter - Silvia Fedeli and Francesco Forte : Minimizing Frustration versus Median Voter's Equilibria: A 'reasonable Choice' Procedure. Comment by Shanti P. Chakravarty and Peter Skott - Gianfranco Gambarelli and Guillermo Owen : Power in Political and Business Structures. Comment by Matthew Braham and Frank Steffen - David E. Hojman : Power, and Fairness and Corruption: Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Market Economics. Comment by Hans-Bernd Schafer - Frantisek Turnovec : Evaluation of Commission's Proposal of Double Simple Majority Voting Rule in the Council of Ministers of the European Union. Comment by Mariusz Mazurkiewcz - Jacek Mercik and Jerzy W. Holubiec : Power and Distribution in Eastern European Parliaments. Comment by Susanne Schmidtchen - Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher : People Pay for Power. Comments by Matthew Braham and Timo Harmala - Bernard Steunenberg : Different Worlds of Politics: Informal Power and Strategic Behavior of the European Parliament. Comment by Matthias Sutter - Dieter Schmidtchen and Bernard Steunenberg : Strategic Power in Policy Games. Comment by Moshe Machover - Jurgen Scheffran : Conflict and Cooperation in Energy and Climate Change: The Framework of a Dynamic Game of Power-Value Interaction. Comment by Vesa Kanniainen and Ines D. Lindner - Stefan Napel and Mika Widgren : The Power of an Inferior Player. Comment by Matthias Bruckner - Dan S. Felsenthal and Moshe Machover : The Whole and the Sum of its Parts - Formation of Blocs Revisited. Comment by Silvia Fedeli - Rie Ono and Shigo Muto : Stability of Japan's Coalition Cabinet. Comment by Frantisek Turnovec - Hannu Nurmi : Measuring Disagreement in Group Choice Settings - Matthew Braham and Frank Steffen : Voting Power in Games with Abstentions. Comment by Moshe Machover .
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Dieter Schmidtchen, holds the chair for Public Policy and Managerial Economics at University of the Saarland and is director of the Center for the Study of Law and Economics, Saarbrucken.Manfred E. Streit, Geboren 1939; 1959-63 Studium der Volkswirtschaft, Betriebswirtschaft, Statitstik und Okonometrie; 1966 Promotion; 1971 Habilitation; Professor emeritus am Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung von Wirtschaftssystemen in Jena.Hartmut Kliemt, Professor fur praktische Philosophie an der Universitat Duisburg-Essen.Manfred J. Holler, Professor fur Volkswirtschaftslehre und Geschaftsfuhrender Direktor des Instituts fur Allokation und Wettbewerb der Universitat Hamburg.
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