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Political institutions, patterns of executive-legislative relations and government capacity

Grant number: 16/14525-6
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: April 01, 2017 - March 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Political Science - Political Behavior
Principal Investigator:Fernando de Magalhães Papaterra Limongi
Grantee:Fernando de Magalhães Papaterra Limongi
Home Institution: Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (CEBRAP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Andréa Marcondes de Freitas ; Argelina Maria Cheibub Figueiredo ; Fernando Henrique Eduardo Guarnieri ; Glauco Peres da Silva ; Lorena Guadalupe Barberia ; Paolo Ricci ; Simone Diniz
Associated grant(s):18/10101-2 - 114th APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition, AR.EXT
16/50497-7 - Moralizing the vote in Brazil, AP.R SPRINT
Associated scholarship(s):20/06134-2 - Regimental changes on the congressional appraisal rite of presidential Vetoes, BP.IC
20/03106-8 - Coalitions and second-tier offices in Brazilian Presidentialism, BP.IC
20/01784-9 - Strategies, parties and electoral reforms: designing competition on Brazilian Third Republic (1946-164), BP.DR
+ associated scholarships 19/27235-4 - Presidential regimes coalitions in Latin America, BP.IC
19/24091-1 - Political representation and legislative polarization in Brazil, BP.PD
19/21882-8 - Unification of legislative and electoral study databases, BP.IC
19/21891-7 - Unification of legislative and electoral study databases, BP.IC
19/04711-5 - Intra party and candidate selection: the 2016 elections for city councilor in São Paulo, BP.MS
19/02542-1 - Power sharing and control in Brazilian coalition Presidentialism, BP.MS
19/01847-3 - Institutional change of the procedural rules on committees of the Chamber of Deputies and it's impact on legislative production, BP.IC
19/10904-0 - Second-degree coalitions in Brazilian presidentialism, BP.IC
19/10907-0 - Construction, checking and systematization of election databases: democracy of 1946-1964, BP.IC
19/03950-6 - Making voters and making election campaign: parties and candidates in the electional competition on the Brazilian Third Republic (1946-1964), BP.IC
19/03623-5 - Unification of databases of legislative and electoral studies, BP.IC
19/03588-5 - Coalition government: nominal polls approval of the president's legislative agenda, BP.IC
19/03592-2 - Electoral justice: construction and database check on violence among politicians in Brazil, BP.IC
19/04608-0 - Construction, verification and systematization of the electoral results by electoral session of the period 1946-1964, BP.IC
19/03593-9 - Update of the database of the Union budget, BP.IC
19/03727-5 - Update of the legislative production database, BP.IC
18/01513-5 - Coalition agenda: a study on the management of coalitions in Brazilian Presidentialism, BP.DR
17/26738-7 - Why president speeches? rethorical agenda and coalition presidential system, BP.PD
18/01621-2 - Update of the database of the union budget, BP.IC
17/23413-0 - Constructing, checking and systematizing databases on the 1946-1964 democracy elections, BP.IC
17/18633-0 - The economic and political determinants of presidential approval in Brazil, 1986-2016, BP.IC
17/15480-9 - CPMF: rise and fall of a policy, BP.MS
17/11889-0 - Power-sharing and control: government coalitions and their effect on the legislative branch, BP.IC
17/05910-6 - Going beyond distributivism: investigating the political-voter relation in Brazilian proportional elections, BP.DR - associated scholarships

Abstract

This proposal is a sequence of four previous versions of the project and keeps its analytical and methodological objectives. The project main objective is to show the importance institutional variables for the working of democratic governments. The specific objectives of the project have been redefined and enlarged at each version. The main object and the methodological approach provide the continuity line of the different versions of the project. The so called transition literature was the main reference of the first version of this project. For obvious reasons, this literature lost its strength and appeal. In accordance with the main trends in the comparative literature, the project has changed its focus to the understanding of the working of democracy per se. Another fron has emerged, namely, the study of democratization. The project reasserts its attachment to the neo-institutionalism. Institutions are the main independent variables. On the methodological front we reaffirm our commitment with objective measurement of the variables. (AU)