Sven-Oliver Proksch is a Research Fellow at the Mannheim Center for European Social Research (MZES) and the Research Center SFB 884 “Political Economy of Reforms,” University of Mannheim, 68131 Mannheim, Germany (email@example.com). Jonathan B. Slapin is Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Houston, Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall, Room 447, Houston, TX 77204-3011 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Institutional Foundations of Legislative Speech
Article first published online: 1 FEB 2012
© 2012, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 56, Issue 3, pages 520–537, July 2012
How to Cite
Proksch, S.-O. and Slapin, J. B. (2012), Institutional Foundations of Legislative Speech. American Journal of Political Science, 56: 520–537. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00565.x
The authors are listed alphabetically. Both authors have contributed equally to all work. We thank Kira Killermann, Linh Nguyen, and Sander Ensink for excellent research assistance and Serra Boranbay, Thomas Bräuninger, Thomas Gschwend, Christopher Kam, Thomas König, Elisabeth Schulte, Georg Vanberg, Jonathan Woon, and seminar participants at the University of Mannheim, Rice University, EITM Europe, and the DVPW Working Group on Behavioral Decision Making for helpful comments and suggestions. We especially thank Thomas Gschwend, Hermann Schmitt, Andreas Wüst, and Thomas Zittel for sharing the German candidate survey data. Sven-Oliver Proksch acknowledges that the research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007–2013) under grant agreement number 239268 (Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant).
- Issue published online: 16 JUL 2012
- Article first published online: 1 FEB 2012
Appendix A. Proof to Speech Delegation Game
Appendix B. Party Group Rules on Legislative Debate in Germany
Appendix C. Predicted Speech Counts in the German Bundestag for Different Types of MPs
Appendix D. Robustness Checks
Appendix E. Mentions of Parliamentary Debates in Germany in FAZ
Appendix F. Hours Spent on Parliamentary Debates in the UK
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