Anastassios Kalandrakis

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The paper studies the impact of the EP on legislation on chemical pollutants introduced under the Cooperation procedure. A series of formal and informal analyses have predicted from significant impact of the EP, to limited impact (only in the second round) to no impact at all. Through the analysis of Parliamentary debates as well as Commission and(More)
We analyze an infinitely repeated divide-the-dollar bargaining game with an endogenous reversion point. In each period a new dollar is divided among three legislators according to the proposal of a randomly recognized member — if a majority prefer so — or according to previous period's allocation otherwise. Although current existence theorems for Markovian(More)
We analyze a divide-the-dollar majority rule bargaining game with an endogenous reversion point. A new dollar is divided in each of an infinity of periods according to the proposal of a probabilistically recognized legislator — if a majority prefer so — or according to previous period's decision otherwise. Players' payoff is the discounted sum of per period(More)
For statistical as well as political reasons combined measures of electoral dispropor-tionality and electoral thresholds are necessary in order to adequately summarize electoral institutions. With few exceptions, none of these quantities can be reliably inferred directly from the provisions of the electoral law, thus impairing " large scale " comparative(More)
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