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Will Italy’s post-Renzi government be led by a technocrat?

Wratil, Christopher and Pastorella, Guilia (2016) Will Italy’s post-Renzi government be led by a technocrat? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Dec 2016). Website.

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Already before Matteo Renzi had lost his constitutional referendum, media around the world claimed that a ‘government of technocrats’ was the most likely option to follow Renzi in case of electoral defeat. Drawing on their analysis of all technocratic governments appointed in 30 European democracies after 1977, Christopher Wratil and Giulia Pastorella estimate a rather low probability of 12-18% for the next Italian administration to be led by a technocrat. A technocratic government is therefore definitely possible but not as likely as suggested by the media.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 12:32
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