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    • Electoral systems, taxation and immigration policies : which system builds a wall first? 

      Morelli, Massimo; Negri, Margherita (University of St Andrews, 2017-08-07) - Working or discussion paper
      When exposed to similar migration flows, countries with different institutional systems may respond with different levels of openness. We study in particular the different responses determined by different electoral systems. ...
    • Good politicians' distorted incentives 

      Negri, Margherita (University of St Andrews, 2017-05-06) - Working or discussion paper
      I construct a political agency model that provides a new explanation for sub-optimal policy making decisions by incumbents. I show that electoral incentives can induce politicians to address less relevant issues, disregarding ...
    • Preferential votes and minority representation 

      Negri, Margherita (University of St Andrews, 2017-05-13) - Working or discussion paper
      Under open list proportional representation, voters vote both for a party and for some candidates within its list (preferential vote). Seats are assigned to parties in proportion to their votes and, within parties, to the ...
    • Preferential votes and minority representation in open list proportional representation systems 

      Negri, Margherita (2018-02) - Journal article
      Under open list proportional representation, voters vote both for a party and for some candidates within its list (preferential vote). Seats are assigned to parties in proportion to their votes and, within parties, to the ...
    • Size invariant measures of association : characterization and difficulties 

      Negri, Margherita; Sprumont, Yves (2015-05) - Journal article
      A measure of association on cross-classification tables is row-size invariant if it is unaffected by the multiplication of all entries in a row by the same positive number. It is class-size invariant if it is unaffected ...