Referendum and the choice between monarchy and republic in Greece

  title={Referendum and the choice between monarchy and republic in Greece},
  author={G. Tridimas},
  journal={Constitutional Political Economy},
  • G. Tridimas
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • Constitutional Political Economy
Drawing on the 1974 Greek parliamentary elections and constitutional referendum which abolished the monarchy, the paper employs a spatial decision model to examine the strategic use of a parliamentary election and a non mandatory referendum by an agenda setter. The parliamentary election bundles two issues, the right to form a government and the right to choose the form of state. This implies that the election campaign efforts to attract votes are different from the campaign efforts to win an… Expand
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