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    • Congressional politics and redistribution 

      Ragan, Robert Andrew (uga, 2009-12)
      This dissertation consists of three essays that examine congressional politics. In the first essay, I explore the implications of using models of direct democracy to examine questions of political economy in countries with ...
    • The implications of using models of direct democracy for cases of representative democracy 

      Ragan, Robert Andrew (uga, 2007-12)
      Representative democracy translates the preferences of the electorate into policy out-comes. Individual voters do not directly vote on policy; rather, their elected representatives create and establish policy. How well ...