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A Rentier Theory of Subnational Regimes: Fiscal Federalism, Democracy, and Authoritarianism in the Argentine Provinces
Levels of subnational democracy vary significantly within countries around the world. Drawing on fiscal theories of the state, the author argues that this variance is often explained by a type ofExpand
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Extra- and within-system electoral volatility
We analyze the remarkable differences in the electoral success of new parties and compare the determinants of electoral volatility attributable to new versus established parties. We base our findingsExpand
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Measuring Variance in Subnational Regimes: Results from an Expert-Based Operationalization of Democracy in the Argentine Provinces
This paper presents an expert-based operationalization strategy to measure the degree of democracy in the Argentine provinces. Starting with a mainstream and “thick” definition of regime type, IExpand
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From Patronage to Program
This article explains the unanticipated emergence of party-oriented legislators and rising party discipline in Brazil since the early 1990s. The authors contend that deputies in Brazil becameExpand
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Fiscal Federalism as a Source of Rents: Subnational Rentier States and Democracy in Argentina
The literature on the rentier state has been understandably dominated by natural resource rents. The latter concept, however, is unnecessarily low in the ladder of abstraction. I undertake anExpand
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A rentier theory of subnational democracy: The politically regressive effects of fiscal federalism in Argentina
by Carlos Gervasoni Subnational regimes vary significantly within countries around the world. Even in well-established national democracies —like the USA in the 1950s or Argentina in the 1990s— localExpand
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Early administration of lopinavir/ritonavir plus hydroxychloroquine does not alter the clinical course of SARS-CoV-2 infection: a retrospective cohort study.
Background The potential benefit of a combination therapy with lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 has been speculated. We explored the effect of the timing of LPV/rExpand
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POLIARQUÍA A NIVEL SUB-NACIONAL. ASPECTOS CONCEPTUALES Y NORMATIVOS EN EL CONTEXTO DE LAS DEMOCRACIAS FEDERALES
This article suggests, in theoretical terms, the possible co-existence of a democratic government in the national sphere and different forms of local authoritarianism in the sub-national level,Expand
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