Of veto players and entity-voting: institutional gridlock in the Bosnian reform process

  title={Of veto players and entity-voting: institutional gridlock in the Bosnian reform process},
  author={Birgit Bahti{\'c}-Kunrath},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={899 - 923}
Entity-voting in the Bosnian Parliamentary Assembly is a veto mechanism in Bosnia's consociational institutional setting and an important reason for the country's orientation towards the political status quo. An empirical analysis of the number and nature of adopted and rejected draft laws during the legislative period 2006–2010, embedded in George Tsebelis's veto player approach, leads to the conclusion that the veto players in the parliament – either delegates from Republika Srpska or… 
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