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Working Papers

The Evolution of Italian Law. A study on post-enactment policy change between the First and Second Italian Republic
Author: Enrico Borghetto and Francesco Visconti The consequences of the Italian transition from a pivotal to an alternational party system have been widely documented and analysed. As far as the policy consequences are concerned, much scholarly attention has been devoted to the pre-enactment phase (dependent variable declined in terms of duration, productivity, direction of change, respect […] Read more – ‘The Evolution of Italian Law. A study on post-enactment policy change between the First and Second Italian Republic’.
A gendered spatial analysis of legislative preferences in the Italian parliament
Author: Licia Claudia Papavero, Francesco Zucchini Studies on female legislative behavior suggest that when introducing and/or approving a feminist agenda is at stake, women parliamentarians may challenge party cohesion by allying across party lines (Swers 2002; Sanbonmatsu 2006). However, evidence is mixed (see for example Lloren 2011), and how and why gender cohesion within the legislature […] Read more – ‘A gendered spatial analysis of legislative preferences in the Italian parliament’.
Legislative processes as sequences. Exploring temporal patterns of Italian law-making by means of sequence analysis
Author: Enrico Borghetto Published: — As Arthur Bentley (1908) recalled more than a century ago: “Most bills that become laws do so after a fight with other bills for space in the calendar, rather than after a fight with an opposition of a more direct kind”. Then as now, the matter of competition is time, […] Read more – ‘Legislative processes as sequences. Exploring temporal patterns of Italian law-making by means of sequence analysis’.
Female Representation and Bill Sponsorship in the Italian Parliament (1987-2008)
Author: Licia Claudia Papavero Published: WP Centro Einaudi While dynamics in female legislative recruitment have been considered in some studies and researches about the Italian politics, less attention has been paid to the legislative activity of women elected in the Italian Parliament, and to whether it differs somehow from that of their male colleagues. Does gender […] Read more – ‘Female Representation and Bill Sponsorship in the Italian Parliament (1987-2008)’.
Changing the Transmission Belt: The Programme-to-Policy Link in Italy between the First and Second Republic
Authors: Enrico Borghetto, Marcello Carammia and Shaun Bevan Published: — Link to Working Paper Read more – ‘Changing the Transmission Belt: The Programme-to-Policy Link in Italy between the First and Second Republic’.