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2011

Georgia State University

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Full-Text Articles in Political Science

The Efficiency Of Institutions: Political Determinants Of Oil Consumption In Democracies, John S. Duffield, Charles R. Hankla Jan 2011

The Efficiency Of Institutions: Political Determinants Of Oil Consumption In Democracies, John S. Duffield, Charles R. Hankla

Political Science Faculty Publications

Oil consumption has varied significantly among democracies, but scholars have not systematically studied the political determinants of this variation. We examine the effects of political institutions on a democratic country’s propensity to consume oil. We argue that, other things being equal, more centralized national political institutions facilitate the adoption of policies that lower oil intensity. Our primary focus is on the impact of veto players, but we also consider electoral systems, party organization, and legislative-executive relations separately. We evaluate our hypotheses with a TSCS analysis of all democracies since the first oil shock in 1973 (contingent on data availability ...


Japan’S New Basic Energy Plan, John S. Duffield, Brian Woodall Jan 2011

Japan’S New Basic Energy Plan, John S. Duffield, Brian Woodall

Political Science Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Germany And Eu Energy Policy: Conflicted Champion Of Integration?, John S. Duffield, Kirsten Westphal Jan 2011

Germany And Eu Energy Policy: Conflicted Champion Of Integration?, John S. Duffield, Kirsten Westphal

Political Science Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Upheaval In Eu Energy Policy, John S. Duffield, Vicki Birchfield Jan 2011

The Upheaval In Eu Energy Policy, John S. Duffield, Vicki Birchfield

Political Science Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Taking Stock Of Eu Energy Policy, Vicki Birchfield, John S. Duffield Jan 2011

Taking Stock Of Eu Energy Policy, Vicki Birchfield, John S. Duffield

Political Science Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.